Visions of Caliban : on chimpanzees and people (Book, 2000) []
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Visions of Caliban : on chimpanzees and people

Visions of Caliban : on chimpanzees and people

Author: Dale Peterson; Jane Goodall
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Using Shakespeare's play Tempest and its characters Prospero and Caliban as structural metaphors representing the master-slave relationship between humans and chimpanzees, authors Dale Peterson and Jane Goodall collaborate in this exploration of how we interact with the species that shares more than 98 percent of our genetic makeup. They introduce us to an animal that fashions and uses tools, exploits forest  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale Peterson; Jane Goodall
ISBN: 0820322067 9780820322063
OCLC Number: 43287369
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1993.
"A New York times notable book"--Cover.
Description: 379 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Sounds and Sweet Airs 6 --
2. Man or Fish? 9 --
3. To Snare the Nimble Marmoset 27 --
4. Caliban's Island 49 --
5. What, Ho! Slave! 70 --
6. No Doubt Marketable 87 --
7. Stuff of Dreams 131 --
8. To Laugh, to Beat 157 --
9. In Mine Own Cell 182 --
10. Endowed with Words, Confined in Rock 203 --
11. I Acknowledge Mine 230 --
12. Our Pardon 284 --
Appendix A Chimpanzees of Africa 325 --
Appendix B Recommendations to USDA 326.
Responsibility: Dale Peterson and Jane Goodall ; with a new afterword by the authors.


After introducing the reader to the animal that fashions and uses tools, exploits forest medicines and exhibits human-like emotions, this text presents a study of the threats to wild chimpanzees'  Read more...


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