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Primates in History, Myth, Art, and Science, Paperback / softback Book


Humans views of other primates include myths and legends, accounts of early European naturalists, artistic interpretations, and natural histories, anatomical studies and collections.

This book synthesizes all these different perspectives and reveals something about our perceived place in the natural world.

The international team of contributors provides an integrative rendering of primates and fills a unique niche.

It will be of interest to both undergraduate and graduate students as well as to scholars of different disciplines such as history of science, natural science, comparative anatomy, biology, anthropology, sociology, ethnoprimatology, paleontology and anthrozoology among others. Key selling features: Integrates various perspectives and perceptions of non-human primatesSummarizes history of science and the ways art and culture influenced science Documents non-human primates with lavishly illustrated textIncludes contributions from an international team of historians of science, natural scientists, comparative anatomists, biologists, anthropologists, sociologists, paleontologists and zoologists


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 400 pages, 150 Illustrations, color
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Anthropology
  • ISBN: 9781138198395



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