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Peacemaking among Primates

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PAPERBACK

$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674659216

Publication Date: 09/01/1990

Short

310 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

98 halftones, 1 line illustration

World

  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue
  • 1. False Dichotomies
    • “Good” Aggression
    • “Bad” Peace
    • The Individual and the Group
    • Captive vs. Field Studies
  • 2. Chimpanzees
    • The Arnhem Project
    • Reconciliation and Consolation
    • Sex Differences
    • A Coalition Breaks
    • Deadly Violence
    • Reflections on the Dark Side
    • Self-Awareness and Chimpocentrism
  • 3. Rhesus Monkeys
    • Matriarchs and Matrilines
    • The Transfer of Rank
    • Aggression Levels
    • The Exploratory Phase
    • Implicit Reconciliations
    • Hard Evidence
    • Class Structure
    • Climbing the Ladder
  • 4. Stump-Tailed Monkeys
    • Our Beauties
    • Orgasmic Reconciliations
    • Two Macaques
    • All-Embracing Unity
  • 5. Bonobos
    • The “Pygmy Chimp” Is Neither
    • Wild Bonobos and Wild Theories
    • The Smartest Ape?
    • The Peanut Family
    • Games Bonobos Play
    • Kama Sutra Primates
    • The Sex-Contract Hypothesis
    • Sex for Peace
    • Epilogue
  • 6. Humans
    • The Paucity of Knowledge
    • Degrees of Sophistication
    • Conditions of Peace
    • Children
    • Cultures
    • The Oath of the Elbe
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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