The International Encyclopedia of Primatology represents the first comprehensive reference work to focus on all aspects of the behaviour, biology, evolution, and taxonomy of human and non–human primates.
With over 450 entries contributed by an international team of scholars, the Encyclopedia comprehensively explores the latest developments and scientific techniques from the field. Topics covered include: history; adaptation and evolution; behavioural ecology and social structure; genetics; sexuality; diet; current field and laboratory methods and practice; primates in medical and biological research; conservation and preservation; and, language and cognition.
An invaluable resource for students, scholars and researchers working in the related fields of primatology, anthropology, zoology and biology, as well as for those working within commercial and conservation organizations, The International Encyclopedia of Primatology is a landmark publication for this diverse and dynamic field of study.
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Representing the definitive reference to all facets of the field, The International Encyclopedia of Primatology is an indispensable resource for all those seeking the current state of our knowledge relating to the study of the primate order of mammals.
About the Editors vii
Alphabetical List of Entries xxix
Thematic List of Entries xxxv
International Encyclopedia of Primatology A–G
International Encyclopedia of Primatology H–O
International Encyclopedia of Primatology P–Z