Cover: Parenting for Primates, from Harvard University PressCover: Parenting for Primates in HARDCOVER

Parenting for Primates

Add to Cart

Product Details


$31.50 • £25.95 • €28.50

ISBN 9780674019386

Publication Date: 02/01/2006


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

21 halftones, 1 line illustration


  • Prologue
  • 1. Learning to Parent
  • 2. The Primate Recipe for Mothering
  • 3. The Diversity of Primate Fathering
  • 4. The Babysitters’ Club
  • 5. Weaning Wars
  • 6. The Quiet Years
  • 7. Emptying the Nest
  • 8. Parenting with Partners
  • 9. Parenting Solo
  • 10. The Dark Side of Parenting
  • 11. How Much Do Parents Matter?
  • Who’s Who among Nonhuman Primates
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Recent News

From Our Blog

Photo of Lucia Jacobs as a child sitting next to Oaky

How to Plant a Forest

For this week’s University Press Week Blog Tour, Lucia Jacobs offers us a glimpse of environmental stewardship as seen through the activities of the ubiquitous squirrel, a species native to the Americas, Africa, and Eurasia from the Eocene Epoch onward. Lucia Jacobs is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the

‘manifold glories of classical Greek and Latin’

The digital Loeb Classical Library ( extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.