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Touching : The Human Significance of the Skin

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With more than 300,000 copies sold, this landmark book is an impressive examination of the importance of touching. "All professionals concerned with human behavior will find something of value. . . . Parents . . . can gain insight into the nurturing needs of infants."--Janet Rhoads, American Journal of Occupational Therapy
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Product details

  • Paperback | 509 pages
  • 138 x 206 x 34mm | 381.02g
  • HarperPerennial
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • b&w illustrations, tables, charts, bibliography, index
  • 0060960280
  • 9780060960285
  • 76,048

Review quote

"Dr. Montagu has produced a fascinating analysis...which should be read by all students of human behavior."

" -- Loren Eiseley""Excellent and well-documented."

" -- Psychology Today""The mother and father of all books written on touch."

" -- Dr. Jules Older"
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Rating details

189 ratings
4.21 out of 5 stars
5 52% (99)
4 26% (49)
3 15% (29)
2 3% (6)
1 3% (6)
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