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Product Description: From the time of our earliest childhood encounters with animals, we casually ascribe familiar emotions to them. But scientists have long cautioned against such anthropomorphizing, arguing that it limits our ability to truly comprehend the lives of other creatures...read more
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9780226436944 | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 21, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: From the time of our earliest childhood encounters with animals, we casually ascribe familiar emotions to them.

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9780226155203 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, April 17, 2014), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: From the time of our earliest childhood encounters with animals, we casually ascribe familiar emotions to them.

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Product Description: How do human beings develop and function in relation to the human and natural world? The science of dynamic systems focuses on connections and relationships between people rather than on individual actions alone. This 2007 collection of engaging, non-technical essays, written by dynamic systems scientists in psychology, biology, anthropology, education, and sociology, challenges us to consider novel ways to enhance human development worldwide in the face of poverty, violence, neglect, disease and crises in our families...read more
By Alan Fogel (editor), Barbara J. King (editor) and Stuart G. Shanker (editor)
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9780521881975 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, January 24, 2008), cover price $124.99 | About this edition: How do human beings develop and function in relation to the human and natural world?

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9781107403147 | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, November 24, 2011), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: How do human beings develop and function in relation to the human and natural world?

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Product Description: What do Mickey Mouse, Ganesh, a leopard-skin pillbox hat, A Lion Called Christian, and the Aflac duck have in common?  They all represent human beings' deeply ingrained connection to the animal kingdom. In Being With Animals, anthropologist Barbara King unravels the complexity and enormous significance of this relationship...read more
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9780385523639 | Harmony Books, January 26, 2010, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: What do Mickey Mouse, Ganesh, a leopard-skin pillbox hat, A Lion Called Christian, and the Aflac duck have in common?

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A biological anthropologist draws on extensive study of primate behavior, as well as the latest research in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and biology to provide a comprehensive view of the origins and evolution of religion, linking the growing complexities among human ancestors to the dawn of religion in primitive human societies. 20,000 first printing.
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9780385511049 | 1 edition (Crown Pub, January 16, 2007), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Draws on extensive study of primate behavior and the latest research to provide a comprehensive view of the origins and evolution of religion, linking the growing complexities among human ancestors to the dawn of religion in primitive human societies.

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9780385511056 | Doubleday, January 16, 2007, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: This cutting-edge book—with echoes of both Jane Goodall and Joseph Campbell—adds a fascinating new dimension to the debate about the origins of religion.

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Product Description: Mother and infant negotiate over food; two high-status males jockey for power; female kin band together to get their way. It happens among humans and it happens among our closest living relatives in the animal kingdom, the great apes of Africa...read more
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9780674015159 | Harvard Univ Pr, November 30, 2004, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Mother and infant negotiate over food; two high-status males jockey for power; female kin band together to get their way.

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Product Description: Culture is a vexed concept within anthropology. From their earliest studies, anthropologists have often noted the emotional attachment of people to their customs, even in cases where this loyalty can make for problems. Do anthropologists now suffer the same kind of disability with respect to their continuing emotional attachment to the concept of culture? This book considers the state of the culture concept in anthropology and finds fault with a ‘love it or leave it’ attitude...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Richard G. Fox (editor) and Barbara J. King (editor)
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9781859735244 | Berg Pub Ltd, June 1, 2002, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: Culture is a vexed concept within anthropology.

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9781859735299 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 1, 2002, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Culture is a vexed concept within anthropology.

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Product Description: Is human language unique in the animal world, or does it have meaningful precursors in animal communication? In The Origins of Language, ten primatologists and paleoanthropologists conduct a comprehensive examination of the nonhuman primate data, discussing different views of what language is and suggesting how the primatological perspective can be used to fashion more rigorous theories of language origins and evolution...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Barbara J. King (editor)
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9780933452602 | School of Amer Research Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Is human language unique in the animal world, or does it have meaningful precursors in animal communication?

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Product Description: Is human language unique in the animal world, or does it have meaningful precursors in animal communication? In The Origins of Language, ten primatologists and paleoanthropologists conduct a comprehensive examination of the nonhuman primate data, discussing different views of what language is and suggesting how the primatological perspective can be used to fashion more rigorous theories of language origins and evolution...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Barbara J. King (editor)
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9780933452596 | School of Amer Research Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Is human language unique in the animal world, or does it have meaningful precursors in animal communication?

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Product Description: The Information Continuum creates a synthetic view of the evolution of communication among primates. King contends that the crucial element in the evolution of information acquisition and transfer is the acquired ability to donate information to others.
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9780933452398 | School of Amer Research Pr, January 1, 1995, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The Information Continuum creates a synthetic view of the evolution of communication among primates.

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Product Description: The Information Continuum creates a synthetic view of the evolution of communication among primates. King contends that the crucial element in the evolution of information acquisition and transfer is the acquired ability to donate information to others.
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9780933452404 | Univ of Washington Pr, September 1, 1994, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The Information Continuum creates a synthetic view of the evolution of communication among primates.

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