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The gestural communication of apes and monkeys / [edited by] Josep Call and Michael Tomasello.

Publication:
Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 256 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 DVD (sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.).
Subjects:
Apes -- Behavior.
Monkeys -- Behavior.
Animal communication.
Gesture.
System Details:
System requirements for accompanying DVD: PAL DVD player, or Windows or Macintosh Media player.
Summary:
Accompanying DVD contains ... "QuickTime movies of gestures for each of the species discussed in the book."--P. [4] of cover.
Contents:
Introduction : intentional communication in nonhuman primates / M. Tomasello & J. Call
The gestural repertoire of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) / J. Call & M. Tomasello
Gestures in subadult bonobos (Pan paniscus) / S. Pika
Gestures in orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) / K. Liebal
Gestures in subadult gorillas (Gorilla gorilla) / S. Pika
Gestures in siamangs (Symphalangus syndactylus) / K. Liebal
Gestural communication in Barbary macaques (Macaca sylvanus) : an overview / N. Hesler & J. Fischer
Comparing the gestures of apes and monkeys / J. Call & M. Tomasello
Ape gestures and the origins of language / M. Tomasello & J. Call.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1897 Book Fund.
Contributor:
Call, Josep.
Tomasello, Michael.
Class of 1897 Book Fund.
ISBN:
0805862781 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780805862782 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780805853650 (alk. paper)
0805853650 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
74569110
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