Brief History of Whistling

Brief History of Whistling

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Currently pending reprint. Pre-order for November 2020.

A Brief History of Whistling is – astonishingly – the first popular work to look at whistling in all its forms, exploring folk traditions, music hall, film, the "whistling villages" and tribes in other countries, the varieties of whistling. The book attempts to answer the question "how do you whistle?", which is more complicated than simply the instruction – as Lauren Bacall said to Humphrey Bogart – "just put your lips together and blow".