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The Use of tools by human and non-human primates

Author: A Berthelet; Jean Chavaillon
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Series: Oxford science publications.; Fyssen Foundation symposium.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together contributions on the theme of tools from international specialists in various disciplines. To understand the origin, techniques and uses of tools, a fascinating comparison  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Use of tools by human and non-human primates.
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)623341648
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A Berthelet; Jean Chavaillon
ISBN: 0198522630 9780198522638 0198522622 9780198522621
OCLC Number: 26552858
Notes: Papers presented at a conference held in Versailles from 25 to 29 November 1988.
Description: xvii, 424 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Primate hands and the human hand : the tool of tools / F.K. Jouffroy --
The hand and the tool : the functional architecture of human technical skills / J. Paillard --
Control of the monkey's hand by the motor cortex / R. Lemon --
Human prehension and its prosthetic substitution / P. Rabischong --
Some one- and two-handed functions and processes in tool use by pongids / B. Brésard --
Cognitive competence underlying tool use in free-ranging orang-utans / K.A. Bard --
Tool use in a South American monkey species : an overview of the characteristics and limits of tool use in Cebus apella / E. Visalberghi --
Brains, hands, and minds : puzzling incongruities in ape tool use / W.C. McGrew --
Diversity of tool use and tool-making in wild chimpanzees / Ch. Boesch and H. Boesch --
Local variation of tools and tool use among wild chimpanzee populations / Y. Sugiyama --
The earliest stone tools : their implications for an understanding of the activities and behaviour of late Pliocene hominids / J.W.K. Harris and S.D. Capaldo --
Are we able to determine the function of the earliest Palaeolithic tools? / S. Beyries --
The origin of secondary tools / J. Kitahara-Frisch --
The origin of tool use and the evolution of social space in Palaeolithic times : some reflections / M. Piperno --
Ecological determinism, group strategies, and individual decisions in the conception of prehistoric stone assemblages / C. Perlès --
Tools and hunter-gatherers / T. Ingold --
A framework for analysing prehistoric stone tool manufacture and a tentative application to some early stone industries / J. Pelegrin --
Some socio-economic aspects of the knapping process among groups of hunter-gatherers in the Paris Basin area / C. Karlin [and others] --
The transfer of knowledge within the craft industries and trade guilds / J. Perriault --
From polished stone tool to sacred axe : the axes of the Danis of Irian Jaya, Indonesia / P. Petrequin and A.M. Petrequin --
How can we analyse and describe technical actions? / F. Sigaut.
Series Title: Oxford science publications.; Fyssen Foundation symposium.
Responsibility: edited by A. Berthelet and J. Chavaillon.
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