One Kiss or Two?

One Kiss or Two?

The Art and Science of Saying Hello

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Every encounter begins with a greeting. Air-kissing, handshakes, high-fives, nose-rubs, cheek-sniffing and foot-kissing, sticking out tongues, floor-spitting, applause, and face-slapping--different cultures have developed innumerable ways of showing pleasure at someone's arrival. Humans have been greeting each other for thousands of years. It should be the most straightforward thing in the world, but this seemingly simple act is fraught with complications, leading to awkward misunderstandings, intercultural fumblings, and social gaffes that can potentially fracture relationships forever.
Publisher: New York : Overlook Duckworth, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781468316018
9780715651834
Branch Call Number: 395.4 SCO 2017
Characteristics: xvi, 303 pages ; 24 cm

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