Our Inner Ape

Author: Frans de Waal
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101217383
Size: 68.61 MB
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This is an audacious book, an engrossing discourse that proposes thought-provoking and sometimes shocking connections among chimps, bonobos, and those most paradoxical of apes, human beings.

Chimpanzee Politics

Author: Frans de Waal
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801886560
Size: 69.69 MB
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The first edition of Frans de Waal's Chimpanzee Politics was acclaimed not only by primatologists for its scientific achievement but also by politicians, business leaders, and social psychologists for its remarkable insights into the most ...

Adam S Tongue

Author: Derek Bickerton
Publisher: Hill and Wang
ISBN: 1429930292
Size: 74.31 MB
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Written in Bickerton's lucid and irreverent style, this book is the first that thoroughly integrates the story of how language evolved with the story of how humans evolved.

The Evolution Of Primate Societies

Author: John C. Mitani
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226531732
Size: 60.89 MB
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The inclusion of chapters on the behavior of humans at the end of each major section represents one particularly novel aspect of the book, and it will remind readers what we can learn about ourselves through research on nonhuman primates.


Author: Frans Lanting
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520205352
Size: 33.72 MB
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Describes the habits and behavior of the bonobo, the ape believed to be biologically closest to humans, which has an egalitarian, female-dominant society based on broad sexual contact, and discusses the risks the animals face

Bonobo Handshake

Author: Vanessa Woods
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101528834
Size: 35.82 MB
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Courageous and extraordinary, this true story of revelation and transformation in a fragile corner of Africa is about looking past the differences between animals and ourselves, and finding in them the same extraordinary courage and will to ...

Peacemaking Among Primates

Author: Frans de Waal
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674659216
Size: 22.47 MB
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'De Waal's message is simple yet profound... (He describes) in lucid and vivid prose the peacemaking strategies of four non-human primates he has studied in captivity.

Are We Smart Enough To Know How Smart Animals Are

Author: Frans de Waal
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393246191
Size: 66.68 MB
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Based on research involving crows, dolphins, parrots, sheep, wasps, bats, whales, and of course chimpanzees and bonobos, Frans de Waal explores both the scope and the depth of animal intelligence.