Primate Ethnographies

Paperback | October 17, 2013

byKaren B. Strier

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Applies an ethnographic perspective to the study of primates
Primate Ethnographies, 1/e is a collection of first-person accounts of immersive field studies of primates, people, and institutions, revealing the wide spectrum of primate science (primatology). Essays cover such primates as lemurs, New World monkeys, Old World monkeys, and apes. Readers experience the excitement of discovery and the challenges of primate field research. Primate Ethnographies can be used as a textbook or a companion reader.

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Applies an ethnographic perspective to the study of primatesPrimate Ethnographies, 1/e is a collection of first-person accounts of immersive field studies of primates, people, and institutions, revealing the wide spectrum of primate science (primatology). Essays cover such primates as lemurs, New World monkeys, Old World monkeys, and a...

Karen B. Strier is Vilas Professor and Irven DeVore Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  After graduating from Swarthmore College in 1980, she received her MA and Ph.D. in Anthropology from Harvard University in 1981 and 1986, respectively.  She is an international authority on the endangered northern muri...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.9 × 6.9 × 0.5 inPublished:October 17, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205214665

ISBN - 13:9780205214662

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Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION
1.Primate Ethnographies: The Biological and Cultural Dimensions of Field Primatology
    By Karen B. Strier
PART II: STARTING OUT
2.There and Back Again: A Primatologist¿s Tale
    By Jim Moore
3.Moonlit Walks: A Serendipitous Journey from Baboons and Chimpanzees to Nocturnal Primates
    By Leanne T. Nash
4. The Lure of Lemurs to an Anthropologist
    By Robert W. Sussman
5. On the Ground Looking Up
    By Kenneth Glander
6. Learning to Become a Monkey
    By Michael A. Huffman
PART III: SOCIAL COMPLEXITIES
7.TheAccidental Primatologist: My Encounters with Pygmy Marmosets and Cotton-top Tamarins
    By Charles T. Snowdon
8. Of Monkeys, Moonlight, and Monogamy in the Argentinean Chaco
    By Eduardo Fernandez-Duque
9. Stress in the Wilds
    By Jacinta C. Beehner and Thore J. Bergman
10. Baboon Mechanics
    By S. Peter Henzi and Louise Barrett
11. The Graceful Asian Ape
    By Ulrich H. Reichard
PART IV: COMPARATIVE LENSES
12. Studying Lemurs on Three Continents
    By Peter M. Kappeler
13. A Tale of Two Monkeys
    By Stephen F. Ferrari
14. There¿s a Monkey in my Kitchen (and I Like It): Fieldwork with Macaques in Bali and Beyond
    By Agust¿Fuentes
15. Gorillas Across Time and Space
    By Martha M. Robbins
16. Chimpanzee Reunion
    By Craig Stanford
PART V: CHANGES WITH TIME
17. QuestionsMy Mother Asked Me: An Inside View of a Thirty-Year Primate Project in a Costa Rican National Park
    By Linda Marie Fedigan
18. Male Bands in the Amazonian Rainforest
    By Anthony Di Fiore
19. Blue Monkeys and Bridges: Transformations in Habituation, Habitat and People
    By Marina Cords
20. The Evolution of a Conservation Biologist
    By Colin A. Chapman
21. Studying Apes in a Human Landscape
    By Jill D. Pruetz
APPENDIX: Tables of Cross-Referenced Regions, Species, and Key Topics and Concepts