Proxemics [and Comments and Replies]

  title={Proxemics [and Comments and Replies]},
  author={E. Hall and R. Birdwhistell and Bernhard Bock and P. Bohannan and A. Diebold and M. Durbin and M. S. Edmonson and J. L. Fischer and D. Hymes and S. Kimball and W. La Barre and J. Mcclellan and D. S. Marshall and G. Milner and H. Sarles and G. L. Trager and A. Vayda},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={83 - 108}
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