Tree of Origin: What Primate Behavior Can Tell Us about Human Social Evolution / Edition 1

Tree of Origin: What Primate Behavior Can Tell Us about Human Social Evolution / Edition 1

by Frans B. M. de Waal
     
 

Nine of the world's top primate experts compose the most extensive picture to date of what the behavior of monkeys and apes can tell us about our own evolution as a species.See more details below

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Nine of the world's top primate experts compose the most extensive picture to date of what the behavior of monkeys and apes can tell us about our own evolution as a species.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674010048
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
10/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
0.72(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Frans B. M. de Waal

Introduction

1. Anne E. Pusey

Of Genes and Apes: Chimpanzee Social Organization and Reproduction

2. Frans B. M. de Waal

Apes from Venus: Bonobos and Human Social Evolution

3. Karen B. Strier

Beyond the Apes: Reasons to Consider the Entire Primate Order

4. Craig S. Stanford

The Ape's Gift: Meat-eating, Meat-sharing, and Human Evolution

5. Richard W. Wrangham

Out of the Pan, Into the Fire: How Our Ancestors' Evolution Depended on What They Ate

6 Richard W. Byrne

Social and Technical Forms of Primate Intelligence

7. Robin I. M. Dunbar

Brains on Two Legs: Group Size and the Evolution of Intelligence

8. Charles T. Snowdon

From Primate Communication to Human Language

9. William C. McGrew

The Nature of Culture: Prospects and Pitfalls of Cultural Primatology

Notes

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