Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex among Apes

September 30, 2007|
Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex among Apes by Frans Waal
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The first edition of Frans de Waal''s Chimpanzee Politics was acclaimed not only by primatologists for its scientific achievement but also by politicians, business leaders, and social psychologists for its remarkable insights into the most basic human needs and behaviors. Twenty-five years later, this book is considered a classic. Featuring a new preface that includes recent insights from the author, this anniversary edition is a detailed and thoroughly engrossing account of rivalries and coalitions?actions governed by intelligence rather than instinct. 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.

Frans de Waal is the C. H. Candler Professor of Primate Behavior at Emory University in Atlanta and the director of the Living Links Center at the Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center. His books include The Ape and the Sushi Master; Peacemaking among Primates; and Our Inner Ape.Frans de Waal is the C. H. Candler Professor of Primate...
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Title:Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex among ApesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 9.81 X 6.88 X 0.63 inShipping dimensions:256 pages, 9.81 X 6.88 X 0.63 inPublished:September 30, 2007Publisher:Johns Hopkins University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0801886562

ISBN - 13:9780801886560

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