Cover: The Ape in the Tree in HARDCOVER

The Ape in the Tree

An Intellectual and Natural History of Proconsul

Add to Cart

Product Details

HARDCOVER

$41.00 • £32.95 • €37.00

ISBN 9780674016750

Publication Date: 04/15/2005

Short

312 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

30 halftones, 9 line illustrations, 3 maps, 1 table

Belknap Press

World

Alan Walker is Professor of Anthropology at Pennsylvania State University. A Royal Society and MacArthur Fellow, he is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1996, he and Pat Shipman won the prestigious Rhône-Poulenc Prize for The Wisdom of the Bones.

Pat Shipman is the author of many books, including The Invaders; The Animal Connection; and, with Alan Walker, The Ape in the Tree, which won the W. W. Howells Award from the American Anthropological Association. Shipman is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Royal Geographical Society of London.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2009 W.W. Howells Book Prize, Biological Anthropology Section of the American Anthropological Association
Happiness in Action: A Philosopher’s Guide to the Good Life, by Adam Adatto Sandel, from Harvard University Press

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Marking the 75th Anniversary of Independence from British Rule

August 14 and August 15 mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of independence from British rule for Pakistan and India, respectively. Inextricably linked to the birth of these two South Asian nations is the 1947 Partition of the subcontinent that tragically accompanied the end of British colonialism.