Chimpanzee politics: power and sex among apes

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Harper & Row, 1982 - Science - 223 pages
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Observations of a chimpanzee colony reveal their political behavior, sense of community, and distinction between good and bad behavior

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Review: Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex Among Apes

User Review  - David - Goodreads

Interesting book. The more scientifically-inclined should note this is more like an anthropologist's report on observing a remote culture than a popular science description of the collective results ... Read full review

Review: Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex Among Apes

User Review  - Adam D'souza - Goodreads

An entertaining read, to be sure, though the chimpanzee behaviours described within were not particularly surprising. Perhaps they would have been if I had read this in the 70s when it originally came out. Read full review


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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.

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