Return of this classic text on maternal primate relationships, focusing on motherhood and infancy within a complex ecological and sociological context. Contains a new foreword by the author.
`A landmark....[Altmann] not only indicates how ecological and social pressures mould mothering styles but significantly deepens our appreciation of the complexity of baboon social organisation.' Science
`One of the first serious attempts to portray the....relationships among mothers, infants and the social group of which they form such a fundamental part.' John M. Deag, Nature