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The International Encyclopedia of Primatology, 3 Volume Set



The International Encyclopedia of Primatology, 3 Volume Set

Agustín Fuentes

ISBN: 978-0-470-67337-9 April 2017 Wiley-Blackwell 1608 Pages


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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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