The new chimpanzee : a twenty-first-century portrait of our closest kin (Book, 2018) [Alabama State University Library]
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The new chimpanzee : a twenty-first-century portrait of our closest kin

The new chimpanzee : a twenty-first-century portrait of our closest kin

Author: Craig B Stanford
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of research into the lives of wild chimpanzees now spans more than a half-century since Jane Goodall began it all. The past 20 years have seen tremendous advances in our understanding of our closest kin. These include revelations about our very similar genomes, but also many new discoveries about social behavior and ecology. New cultural traditions and forms of tool use, new evidence for the causes of
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig B Stanford
ISBN: 9780674977112 0674977114
OCLC Number: 1005760108
Description: xiii, 274 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Watching chimpanzees --
Fission, fusion, and food --
Politics is war without bloodshed --
War for peace --
Sex and reproduction --
Growing up chimpanzee --
Why chimpanzees hunt --
Got culture? --
Blood is thicker --
Ape into human.
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Drawing on extensive observations of wild chimpanzees' behavior and social dynamics, Craig Stanford portrays a complex and more humanlike ape than the chimps Jane Goodall popularized more than a half  Read more...
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"Stanford...is a talented and fluent writer as well as an accomplished researcher...Stanford's book expands upon what we have learned in the four decades since [Jane] Goodall first began her field Read more...

 
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