Edward T. Hall


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in Webster Groves, Missouri,, The United States
May 16, 1914

Died
July 20, 2009

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Born in Webster Groves, Missouri, Hall taught at the University of Denver, Colorado, Bennington College in Vermont, Harvard Business School, Illinois Institute of Technology, Northwestern University in Illinois and others. The foundation for his lifelong research on cultural perceptions of space was laid during World War II when he served in the U.S. Army in Europe and the Philippines.

From 1933 through 1937, Hall lived and worked with the Navajo and the Hopi on native American reservations in northwestern Arizona, the subject of his autobiographical West of the Thirties. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1942 and continued with field work and direct experience throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. During the 1950s he
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“One of the most effective ways to learn about oneself is by taking seriously the cultures of others. It forces you to pay attention to those details of life which differentiate them from you.”
Edward T. Hall, The Silent Language

“Culture hides more than it reveals, and strangely enough what it hides, it hides most effectively from its own participants.”
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“اليوم، حيث جميعنا غارق في معلومات من عدة مصادر، من السهل أن تفهم لماذا يشعر الناس أنهم يفقدون الصلة حتى في مجال تخصصهم. بالرغم من وجود التلفاز، أو ربما بسببه، يشعر الناس بفقدان الصلة بالعالم أجمع. ويزيد فرط المعلومات من الحاجة لأطر منظمة لجعل كتلة المعلومات التي تتغير بسرعة كبيرة متكامل.”
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