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Primate Anthology: Essays on Primate Behaviour, Ecology and Conservation from Natural History


Edited By: Russell L Ciochon and Richard A Nisbett

246 pages, B/w photos, line illus

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #71047 | ISBN: 0136138454
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Unique in its broad topical coverage, this anthology offers a collection of 33 readings on primate behaviour, ecology, and conservation - originally published in Natural History Magazine.


Foreword, Karen Strier Preface, Russell Ciochon and Richard Nisbett. Backdrop, Richard Nisbett and Russell Ciochon. I. SOCIAL BEHAVIOR, COGNITION, AND INTELLIGENCE. Introduction, Richard Nisbett and Russell Ciochon. 1. Dawn Starin, Monkey Moves. 2. Peter Veit, Gorilla Society. 3. Joan Luft and Jeanne Altmann, Mother Baboon. 4. Carolyn Crockett, Family Feuds. 5. Barbara Smuts, What are Friends For? 6. Sarah Blaffer-Hrdy, Daughters or Sons. 7. Meredith Small, Ms. Monkey. 8. Dorothy Cheney and Robert Seyfarth, In the Minds of Monkeys. 9. Takayoshi Kano, The Bonobos' Peaceable Kingdom. 10. Christophe Boesch and Hedwige Boesch Acherman, Dim Forest, Bright Chimps. 11. Jeanne Altmann, Leading Ladies. 12. Craig Stanford, To Catch a Colobus. II. COMMUNITY ECOLOGY. Introduction, Richard Nisbett and Russell Ciochon. 13. Katherine Homewood, Monkey on a Riverbank. 14. Robert Harding and Shirley Strum, The Predatory Baboons of Kekopey. 15. Randall Susman, Acrobatic Pygmy Chimpanzees. 16. Richard Byrne and Jennifer Byrne, Leopard Killers of Mahale. 17. Lysa Leland and Thomas Struhsaker, Teamwork Tactics. 18. Dawn Starin, The Kindness of Strangers. 19. Lynne Isbell, The Vervet's Year of Doom. III. DIET AND REPRODUCTION. Introduction, Richard Nisbett and Russell Ciochon. 20. Robert Martin, Strategies of Reproduction. 21. Kenneth Glander, Poison in the Monkey's Garden of Eden. 22. Charles Janson, Capuchin Counterpoint. 23. Jose Marcio Ayres, Scarlet Faces of the Amazon. 24. Stephen Ferrari, Diet for a Small Primate. 25. Sue Boinski, Monkeys with Inflated Sex Appeal. 26. Karen Strier, Menu for a Monkey. 27. Patricia Wright, Night Watch on the Amazon. IV. HUMAN-NONHUMAN PRIMATE INTERACTION AND CONSERVATION. Introduction, Richard Nisbett and Russell Ciochon. 28. Jaclyn Wolfheim, The Perils of Primates. 29. Robert Martin and Simon Bearder, Radio Bush Baby. 30. Charles Southwick and Farooq Siddiqi, The Rhesus Monkey's Fall from Grace. 31. Patricia Wright, Lemurs Lost and Found. 32. Meredith Small, Macaque See, Macaque Do. 33. Simon Bearder, Calls of the Wild. Index.

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