Bone (& Body) Lessons: Culture, Measurement, and Language (Paperback)

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One way to understand self is through the skeletal frame. ​Skeletal bones hold many secrets which can be unlocked to tell stories of humankind; they become lessons for life. This book provides four perspectives on bone: culture, measurement of bones and body postures, grammar, and bone names. Word roots and definitions related to bone vocabulary allow the reader to gain insight. A major theme is to know oneself-to develop self-awareness. What can a person learn about self from bones? This book accompanies each person on their quest to know themselves, whether or not on a conscious or subconscious level. The current popularity of DNA kits that are being sold today-as well as the many websites offering assistance to people delving into their ancestry-validate this. Whether it is to delve into possible hereditary health conditions or to locate relatives and forge a connectedness to others in the world around them, people want to learn more about themselves. Bones provide such framework, for body and self.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781961532397
ISBN-10: 1961532395
Publisher: MindStir Media
Publication Date: November 29th, 2023
Pages: 220
Language: English