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Chimpanzee Material Culture : Implications for Human Evolution

Author: William C McGrew; Cambridge University Press.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book describes and analyses the tool-use of humankind's nearest relative, the chimpanzee. It focuses on field studies of these apes across Africa, comparing their customs to see if they can  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William C McGrew; Cambridge University Press.
ISBN: 9780511565519 0511565518
OCLC Number: 668202182
Description: 1 online resource (296 pages)
Contents: Preface; 1. Patterns of culture?; 2. Studying chimpanzees; 3. Chimpanzees as apes; 4. Cultured chimpanzees?; 5. Chimpanzee sexes; 6. Chimpanzees and foragers; 7. Chimpanzees compared; 8. Chimpanzee ethnology; 9. Chimpanzees as models; 10. What chimpanzees are, are not, and might be; References; Appendix; Index.
Other Titles: Cambridge books online.
Responsibility: William C. McGrew.

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' ... masterfully integrates primatology and (paleo)anthropology ...' Elisabetta Visalberghi, Science "...an important contribution both to our understanding of chimpanzee behavior (it provides the Read more...

 
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