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Planet Without Apes

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$18.50 • £14.95 • €16.50

ISBN 9780674416840

Publication Date: 11/24/2014

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272 pages

5 x 7-1/2 inches

Belknap Press

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  • Prologue: Save the Apes!
  • 1. Heart of Darkness
  • 2. Homeless
  • 3. Bushmeat
  • 4. Outbreak
  • 5. In a Not-So-Gilded Cage
  • 6. The Double-Edged Sword of Ecotourism
  • 7. Ethnocide
  • Epilogue: May There Always Be Apes
  • Notes
  • Further Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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On this day 75 years ago, the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. James L. Nolan Jr.’s grandfather was a doctor who participated in the Manhattan Project, and he writes about him in Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, an unflinching examination of the moral and professional dilemmas faced by physicians who took part in the project. Below, please find the introduction to Nolan’s book. On the morning of June 17, 1945, Captain James F. Nolan, MD, boarded a plane