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The International Encyclopedia of Primatology, 3 Volume Set

ISBN: 978-0-470-67337-9
1608 pages
April 2017, Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

The International Encyclopedia of Primatology represents the first comprehensive encyclopedic reference focusing on the behaviour, biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, and taxonomy of human and non-human primates.
  • Represents the first comprehensive encyclopedic reference relating to primatology
  • Features more than 450 entries covering topics ranging from the taxonomy, history, behaviour, ecology, captive management and diseases of primates to their use in research, cognition, conservation, and representations in literature
  • Includes coverage of the basic scientific concepts that underlie each topic, along with the latest advances in the field
  • Highly accessible to undergraduate and graduate students in primatology, anthropology, and the medical, biological and zoological sciences
  • Essential reference for academics, researchers and commercial and conservation organizations
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Table of Contents

Volume I

About the Editors vii
Contributors xiii
Alphabetical List of Entries xxix
Thematic List of Entries xxxv
Introduction xli
Acknowledgments xlvii
International Encyclopedia of Primatology A–G

Volume II

International Encyclopedia of Primatology H–O

Volume III

International Encyclopedia of Primatology P–Z
Index

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Author Information

Agustín Fuentes is Professor and Chair of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame. His most recent books include Evolution of Human Behavior (2009), Biological Anthropology: Concepts and Connections (2011), and Race, Monogamy, and other Lies They Told You: Busting Myths about Human Nature (2012).

Associate Editors: Michelle Bezanson, Christina J. Campbell, Sarah Elton, Alejandro Estrada, Anthony Di Fiore, Lisa Jones-Engel, James E. Loudon, Katherine C. MacKinnon, K. A. I. Nekaris, Erin P. Riley, Stephen R. Ross, Crickette M. Sanz, Robert Wald Sussman, Bernard Thierry.

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