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The Langurs of Abu

Female and Male Strategies of Reproduction

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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674510586

Publication Date: 01/01/1980

Short

361 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

61 halftones, 45 tables

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The Langurs of Abu will for many years remain one of the major studies of wild primates, both for its observational and theoretical content.—Alison Jolly

Seldom in a field report have new facts, information from the literature, and theory been so well integrated, the data so lucidly presented, and the text so skillfully written. Since ‘the langur saga may unmask misconceptions about ourselves,’ it is hoped that Hrdy will reach a broad audience. The Langurs of Abu is the best book on primates I have read.—George B. Schaller

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