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Chimpanzee politics : power and sex among apes

Author: Frans B M de Waal
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 25th anniversary ed. with photographs and drawingView all editions and formats

As we watch the chimpanzees of Arnhem behave in ways we recognize from Machiavelli (and from the nightly news), de Waal reminds us again that the roots of politics are older than humanity.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frans B M de Waal
ISBN: 0801886562 9780801886560
OCLC Number: 1040821745
Description: 235 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface to the 25th Anniversary EditionIntroduction1. Personalities2. Two Power Takeovers3. Restless Stability4. Sexual Privileges5. Social MechanismsConclusionEpilogueNotesBibliographyAcknowledgmentsIndex
Responsibility: Frans de Waal.


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An excellent book... Just as fresh and thought-provoking in 2008 as it was in 1983. Laelaps 2008

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