The Human Significance of the Skin

Book - 1986
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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
Publisher: New York : Perennial Library, 1986.
Edition: 3rd ed.
ISBN: 9780060960285
Branch Call Number: 152.182 MON
Characteristics: xv, 494 p. : ill.


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Jan 17, 2014

This is one of those life-changing, attitude-changing books that I treasured. The first 100 or so pages are rather didactic, but stick with it! Amazing insight awaits!
Observing and comparing the children of the past with the children of today, many of whom are not experiencing what Ashley Montague describes, makes me wonder if this shouldn't be required college reading, and definitely a part of marital preparation classes.

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