New PDF release: Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex among Apes

By Frans de de Waal

ISBN-10: 0060151137

ISBN-13: 9780060151133

ISBN-10: 0801886562

ISBN-13: 9780801886560

The first variation of Frans de Waal's Chimpanzee Politics was once acclaimed not just by way of primatologists for its medical success but in addition via politicians, company leaders, and social psychologists for its extraordinary insights into the main easy human wishes and behaviors. Twenty-five years later, this ebook is taken into account a vintage. that includes a brand new preface that incorporates contemporary insights from the writer, this anniversary variation is a close and carefully engrossing account of rivalries and coalitions―actions ruled by way of intelligence instead of intuition. As we watch the chimpanzees of Arnhem behave in methods we realize from Machiavelli (and from the nightly news), de Waal reminds us back that the roots of politics are older than humanity.

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