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The Resource Monkeytalk : inside the worlds and minds of primates, Julia Fischer ; translated by Frederick B. Henry Jr

Monkeytalk : inside the worlds and minds of primates, Julia Fischer ; translated by Frederick B. Henry Jr

Label
Monkeytalk : inside the worlds and minds of primates
Title
Monkeytalk
Title remainder
inside the worlds and minds of primates
Statement of responsibility
Julia Fischer ; translated by Frederick B. Henry Jr
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
An eye-opening blend of storytelling, memoir, and science, Monkeytalk takes us into the field and the world's primate labs to investigate the intricacies of primate social mores through the lens of communication
Member of
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fischer, Julia
Dewey number
599.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Henry, Frederick B.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Primates
  • Social behavior in animals
  • Cognition in animals
  • Learning in animals
  • Primates
  • Primates
Label
Monkeytalk : inside the worlds and minds of primates, Julia Fischer ; translated by Frederick B. Henry Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: Affengesellschaft. Berlin : Suhrkamp Verlag, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-237) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Social behavior. Primate diversity ; Barbary macaques : model monkeys ; Primate social systems ; Chacma baboons : into the wild ; Guinea baboons : uncharted territories ; The evolution of baboons ; Challenges of the third kind -- Part two: Cognition. What do animals think? ; Physical cognition ; Social intelligence ; Social knowledge ; Theory of mind ; The evolution of intelligence -- Part three: Communication. What is communication? ; The function of monkey sounds ; The evolution of language : beginnings ; Ape language projects ; Natural communication in primates ; Word learning in a domestic dog ; The evolution of language : state of the art ; The evolution of communication -- Conclusion and prospects
Control code
ocn944087626
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 247 pages
Isbn
9780226124247
Lccn
2016032594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)944087626
Label
Monkeytalk : inside the worlds and minds of primates, Julia Fischer ; translated by Frederick B. Henry Jr
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: Affengesellschaft. Berlin : Suhrkamp Verlag, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-237) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Social behavior. Primate diversity ; Barbary macaques : model monkeys ; Primate social systems ; Chacma baboons : into the wild ; Guinea baboons : uncharted territories ; The evolution of baboons ; Challenges of the third kind -- Part two: Cognition. What do animals think? ; Physical cognition ; Social intelligence ; Social knowledge ; Theory of mind ; The evolution of intelligence -- Part three: Communication. What is communication? ; The function of monkey sounds ; The evolution of language : beginnings ; Ape language projects ; Natural communication in primates ; Word learning in a domestic dog ; The evolution of language : state of the art ; The evolution of communication -- Conclusion and prospects
Control code
ocn944087626
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 247 pages
Isbn
9780226124247
Lccn
2016032594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)944087626

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