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Primate ecology and human origins

Irwin S. Bernstein

Primate ecology and human origins

Ecological influences on social organization (Garland series in ethology)

by Irwin S. Bernstein

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Published by Garland STPM Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8122640M
ISBN 100824070801
ISBN 109780824070809

New World Primates: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior - Ebook written by Warren G. Kinzey. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read New World Primates: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior.4/5(1).   The Primate Origins of Human Nature (Volume 3 in The Foundations of Human Biology series) blends several elements from evolutionary biology as applied to primate behavioral ecology and primate psychology, classical physical anthropology and evolutionary psychology of humans. However, unlike similar books, it strives to define the human species .

Wrangham is known predominantly for his work in the ecology of primate social systems, the evolutionary history of human aggression (culminating in his book with Dale Peterson, Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence), and most recently his research in cooking (summarized in his book, Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human) and Nationality: British.   Primate Adaptation and Evolutionis the only recent text published in this rapidly progressing provides you with an extensive, current survey of the order Primates, both living and fossil. By combining information on primate anatomy, ecology, and behavior with the primate fossil record, this book enables students to study primates from all epochs as a Book Edition: 1.

  Book review of "Primate Parasite Ecology: The dynamics and study of host-parasite relationships" by Michael A. Huffman and Colin A. Chapman (Eds.) Book review No one can doubt that disease played a major role in human history and still continues to impact human Author: George Poinar. This book, whose contributors are leading experts on various aspects of New World monkeys, explores the tremendous diversity to be found among neotropical primate species that have adapted to the highly varied Central and South American ecosystems. These studies provide striking similarities and intriguing differences from, the heretofore better known adaptions in .


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Primate Evolution and Human Origins compiles, for the first time, the major ideas and publications that have shaped our current view of the evolutionary biology of the primates and the origin of the human line. Designed for freshmen-to-graduate students in anthropology, paleontology, and biology, the book is a unique collection of classic papers, culled from the Cited by: Primate Ecology and Human Origins: Ecological Influences on Social Organization Hardcover – January 1, by Irwin S.

Bernstein (Editor), Euclid O. Smith (Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Format: Hardcover.

The Primate Origins of Human Nature (Volume 3 in The Foundations of Human Biology series) blends several elements from evolutionary biology as applied to primate behavioral ecology and primate psychology, classical physical anthropology and evolutionary psychology of humans.

However, unlike similar books, it strives to define the human species relative to our living and extinct relatives, and thus highlights uniquely derived human Cited by: His lively and engaging book is a terrific introduction to the natural history of primates.".

"This book is an excellent introduction for undergraduate students. The key steps of human evolution emerge against a background of adaptations observed in non-human primate societies.

The book is comprehensive and up-to-date.5/5(1). Designed for freshmen-to-graduate students in anthropology, paleontology, and biology, the book is a unique collection of classic papers, culled from the past 20 years of research.

It is also an important reference for academicians and researchers, as it covers the entire scope of primate and human evolution (with an emphasis on the fossil record).Cited by: Primate Evolution and Human Origins book.

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Ciochon. Edition 1st Edition. First Published The Ecology of Oligocene African by: Primate Evolution and Human Origins compiles, for the first time, the major ideas and publications that have shaped our current view of the evolutionary biology of the primates and the origin of the human line.

Designed for freshmen-to-graduate students in anthropology, paleontology, and biology. Primate Adaptation and Evolution, Third Edition, is a thorough revision of the text of choice for courses in primate evolution.

The book retains its grounding in the extant primate groups as the best way to understand the fossil trail and the evolution of these modern by: Book Description. 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. Primate and Human Evolution other Old World higher primates.

Many books have been written about pri-mate behavioral ecology, and a mountain of books have been written about human evolution. However, fewer volumes deal with both human and non-human primates, and those that do so tend to emphasize the behavioral con.

“The Evolution of Primate Societies is certain to become an essential reference in primatology for years to come. It is a state of the art collection of theoretically grounded reviews in primatology—arguably the best such compilation available—and is undoubtedly already required reading for undergraduate and graduate courses alike.

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.

Primate Evolution and Human Origins book. By Russell L. Ciochon. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 8 September Pub. location New York. eBook ISBN Subjects Social Sciences. Back to book. chapter 2. 8 Pages. Rethinking Primate Origins. By M. Cartmill. The Linnean concept of the order Primates Cited by: The Primate Origins of Human Nature (Volume 3 in The Foundations of Human Biology series) blends several elements from evolutionary biology as applied to primate behavioral ecology and primate psychology, classical physical anthropology and evolutionary psychology of humans.

However, unlike similar books, it strives to define the human species relative to our living and. Primates include lemurs, lorises, tarsiers, monkeys, and apes – a group of species that is well known for being social, smart, and very adept at using their hands.

They are also very vocal and communicative with the members of their social group. And they move around in a wide variety of ways, including sometimes on two legs. The Primate Origins of Human Nature (Volume 3 in The Foundations of Human Biology series) blends several elements from evolutionary biology as applied to primate behavioral ecology and primate psychology, classical physical anthropology and evolutionary psychology of humans.

However, unlike similar books, it strives to define the human species relative to our living and extinct relatives, and thus highlights uniquely derived human.

Primate ecology and human origins: ecological influences on social organization Author: Irwin Samuel Bernstein ; Euclid O Smith ; Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.

Primate Adaptation and Evolution, Third Edition, is a thorough revision of the text of choice for courses in primate evolution. The book retains its grounding in the extant primate groups as the best way to understand the fossil trail and the evolution of these modern forms.

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 : Glenn E.

King. This chapter reviews the ecology of foragers, especially as compared to those of apes or terrestrial monkeys.

It describes the separate elements of human subsistence (hunting, gathering) but, uniquely among primates, the subsistence strategies of. Primate ecology and human origins.Description: This book brings together information from recent research, and provides new insight into the study of lemur origins, and the ecology and adaptation of both extant and recently extinct lemurs.

In addition, it addresses issues of primate behavioral ecology and how environment can play a major role in explaining species variation.Get this from a library! Primate behavior and human origins. [Glenn E King] -- "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.