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    DescriptionWorld-renowned primatologist, conservationist, and humanitarian Dr. Jane Goodall's account of her life among the wild chimpanzees of Gombe is one of the most enthralling stories of animal behavior ever written. Her adventure began when the famous anthropologist Dr. Louis Leakey suggested that a long-term study of chimpanzees in the wild might shed light on the behavior of our closest living relatives. Accompanied by only her mother and her African assistants, she set up camp in the remote Gombe Stream Chimpanzee Reserve in Tanzania. For months the project seemed hopeless; out in the forest from dawn until dark, she had but fleeting glimpses of frightened animals. But gradually she won their trust and was able to record previously unknown behavior, such as the use--and even the making-- of tools, until then believed to be an exclusive skill of man. As she came to know the chimps as individuals, she began to understand their complicated social hierarchy and observed many extraordinary behaviors, which have forever changed our understanding of the profound connection between humans and chimpanzees. "In the Shadow of Man" is "one of the Western world's great scientific achievements" (Stephen Jay Gould) and a vivid, essential journey of discovery for each new generation of readers.


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    Title
    In the Shadow of Man
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dr Jane Goodall, By (photographer) Hugo Van Lawick, Foreword by Richard Wrangham
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 302
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780547334165
    ISBN 10: 0547334168
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.3
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24280
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BIC subject category V2: WNCF
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: PSVW79
    BISAC V2.8: NAT011000
    DC21: 599.88440451
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: NAT002000
    B&T Approval Code: A61350000
    BISAC V2.8: SCI070050
    B&T Approval Code: A63705068
    DC22: 599.885, 599.88440451
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: QL737.P96 G587 2009
    Thema V1.0: WNCF, PSVM3
    Edition statement
    Anniversary of.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    Cengage Learning, Inc
    Imprint name
    HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
    Publication date
    07 April 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Boston