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Malayan Forest Primates Ten Years' Study in Tropical Rain Forest, Chivers, David J.
1 Chivers, David J. Malayan Forest Primates Ten Years' Study in Tropical Rain Forest
New York & London Plenum Press 1980 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "The immense obstacles to fieldwork in the humid tropics have greatly hindered the collection of reliable data on the biology and behavior of the large primates of the evergreen rain forest. Overcoming the natural barriers of heat, humidity, and dense foliage, the contributors to Malaya Forest Primates have participated in various collaborative field studiesin peninsular Malaysia over the past decade, uncovering details of each species in the forest primate community." Chapters include: Primate socio-ecology, Malaya, Malayan Primates, Socio-Ecology of Malayan FOrest Primates, The Forest, The Role of Animals in Fruit Production, Kuala Lompat, Siamang, Lar and Agile Gibbons, Dusky and Banded Leaf Monkeys, Long-Tailed Macaques, Niche Differentiation in a primate Community, Locomotion and Posture, Long-Term Changes in Behavior, Competitors, Socio-Ecology of Malayan Forest Primates, Tree Species at Kuala Lompat and their Contributions to the diets of primates, squirrels and some birds, Long-Term Observations of Siamang Behavior, References, And author and subject indexes. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Primate Visions Gender, Race, and Nature in the World of Modern Science, Haraway, Donna
2 Haraway, Donna Primate Visions Gender, Race, and Nature in the World of Modern Science
New York Routledge 1989 1st American Edition; 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "What counts as nature in the late twentieth century - In Primate Visions historian of biology Donna Haraway builds the Primate Story our scientific understanding of apes, monkeys, and humans and explains its multicultural roots, its myths, its relation to gender and race." Chapters include: Monkeys and Monopolgy Capitalism: Primatology before World War II, Primate Colonies and the Extraction of Value, Teddy Bear Patriarchy: Taxidermy in the Garden of Eden, New York City, 1908-36, A Pilot Plant for Human Engineering: Robert Yerkes and the Yale Laboratories of Primate Biology, A semiotics of the Naturalistic Field, from C. R. Carpenter to S. A. Altmann 1930-55, Re-Instituting Western Primatology after World War II, Apes in Eden, Apes in Space, Remodeling the Human Way of Life, Metaphros in to Hardware: Harry Harlow and the Technology of Love, Women's Place Is in the Jungle, Jeanne Altmann: Time-Energy Budges of Dual Career Mothering, Linda Marie Fedigan: Models for Interventions, Adrienne Zihlman: the Paleoanthropology of Sex and Gender, Sarah Blaffer Hrdy: Investment Strategies for the Evolving Portfolio of Primate Females, Reprise: Science Fiction, Fiction of Science, and Primatology, Mira's Morning Song, Notes, Sources, Index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Sex & Friendship in Baboons, Smuts, Barbara Boardman
3 Smuts, Barbara Boardman Sex & Friendship in Baboons
New York Aldine Publishing Company 1985 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket 
Graphs; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine - condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is an inked "File" stamp and a previous owner's inked price on the front endpaper. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Sex and Friendship in Baboons transcends the traditional ethological focus on sexual interactions by analyzing male-female relationships in a troop of wild baboons over a long period of time outside of the context of mating. Longterm friendships, documented over a two-year period between adult females and males, show how social interactions between members of friendly pairs differ from those of other males and females." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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