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The Real Chimpanzee: Sex Strategies in the Forest

The Real Chimpanzee: Sex Strategies in the Forest

by Christophe Boesch


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ISBN-13: 9780521125130
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/31/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Christophe Boesch is Professor and Director of the Department of Primatology at the Max-Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

1 Make love and war? 1

2 Inconspicuous female superiority 11

3 The tyranny of the testis 33

4 Odyssey through our forest past 60

5 Make war to get love 76

6 The real chimpanzee 109

7 When sex becomes destructive 138

8 Postscript: Fédora's fate 160

References 164

Index 174

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