Primate Behavior and Human Origins (Hardcover)

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Primate Behavior and Human Origins (Hardcover)


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This comprehensive introduction demonstrates the theoretical perspectives and concepts that are applied to primate behavior, and explores the relevance of non-human primates to understanding human behavior. Using a streamlined and student-friendly taxonomic framework, King provides a thorough overview of the primate order. The chapters cover common features and diversity, and touch on ecology, sociality, life history, and cognition. Text boxes are included throughout the discussion featuring additional topics and more sophisticated taxonomy. The book contains a wealth of illustrations, and further resources to support teaching and learning are available via a companion website. Written in an engaging and approachable style, this is an invaluable resource for students of primate behavior as well as human evolution.

Glenn E. King is Professor Emeritus in the Department of History and Anthropology at Monmouth University, USA.
Product Details ISBN: 9781138853164
ISBN-10: 113885316X
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: November 16th, 2015
Pages: 462
Language: English