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The cultured chimpanzee : reflections on cultural primatology

Author: W C McGrew
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William McGrew reveals that the astonishing variation in chimpanzee behaviour more closely resembles cultural variety in humans than the simpler behavior of other animal species. This book demonstrates that cultural primatology may therefore help reconstruct the cultural evolution of Homo sapiens from earlier forms including pre-humans.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W C McGrew
ISBN: 0521828414 9780521828413 0521535433 9780521535434
OCLC Number: 54826142
Description: xiii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
1. Introduction --
Levels of study --
Human uniqueness --
Palaeoculture --
2. Definition --
Checklists --
Beyond behaviour --
Essentials --
The way we do things --
3. Disciplines --
Anthropology --
Archaeology --
Psychology --
Imitation --
Teaching --
Zoology --
4. Creatures other than primates --
Fish --
Birds --
Mammals --
Cetaceans --
Discussion --
5. Primates --
Capuchin monkeys --
Macaque monkeys --
Great apes --
Discussion --
6. Chimpanzee ethnography --
Provisioning --
Tradition --
Doing ape ethnography --
7. Chimpanzee material culture --
Shelter --
Subsistence : faunivory --
Subsistence : herbivory --
Social material culture --
Self-maintenance --
Significance of material culture --
8. Chimpanzee society --
Vocal communication --
Grooming --
Social scratch --
Grooming hand-clasp --
Cross-species social traditions --
Cultural life --
9. Lessons from cultural primatology --
10. Does cultural primatology have a future? --
Things to do --
Cultural survival --
References --
Author index --
Subject index.
Responsibility: W.C. McGrew.
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William McGrew reveals that the astonishing variation in chimpanzee behaviour more closely resembles cultural variety in humans than the simpler behavior of other animal species. This book demonstrates that cultural primatology may therefore help reconstruct the cultural evolution of Homo sapiens from earlier forms including pre-humans.

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