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Langurs of Abu

Sarah Blaffer HRDY

Langurs of Abu

male and female strategies of reproduction

by Sarah Blaffer HRDY

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Published by Harvard U.P. in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographies.

Statement(by Sarah Blaffer Hrdy.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii 361p.
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19569136M

research on langurs are chronicled in her forthcoming book, The Langurs of Abu: Male and Female Strategies of Reproduction (Har vard Univ. Press). Currently she is doing re search on monogamous primates. Dr. Hrdy wishes to acknowledge her debt to the community of langur fieldworkers, most especially to P. (Jay) Dolhinow, S. M. Mohnot. Online shopping for from a great selection of Nature Used, New and Collectible Books. Passion for books. Sign On My Account Basket Help. Menu. Find. My Account • My The Langurs of Abu Hrdy, Sarah Blaffer. Bookseller: Jay W. Nelson, Bookseller, IOBA (Austin, MN, U Book Description: The Johns Hopkins University Press, U.S.A.

Citations: Book cover 1: "The Langurs of Abu: Female and Male Strategies of Reproduction / Edition 1." Barnes & Noble.N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. Book cover 2: "The Woman That Never Evolved: With a New Preface and Bibliographical Updates, Revised Edition [Paperback]." The Woman That Never Evolved: With a New Preface and Bibliographical Updates, Revised Edition: Sarah Blaffer Hrdy. The Langurs of Abu: Female and Male Strategies of Reproduction. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN The Woman that Never Evolved. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. (Chosen by the New York Times Book Review as one of Notable Books of the Year in Science and Social Science.).

  She is the author of five books including “The Langurs of Abu: Female and Male Strategies of Reproduction” (), the first book to examine the reproductive strategies of nonhuman primates from the perspective of both sexes; “The Woman That Never Evolved” (, new edition ), selected by the New York Times as one of the Notable. Book review: Primate Antipredator Strategies Article in American Journal of Physical Anthropology (1) May with 1 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Sylvia Atsalis.


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National Emergency The langurs of Abu by Sarah Blaffer Hrdy. Publication date Topics Hanuman langur -- India -- Abu -- Sexual behavior, Hanuman langur -- Behavior -- India -- Abu, Social behavior in animalsPages: The Langurs of Abu is the first book to analyze behavior of wild primates from the standpoint of both sexes.

It is also a poignant and sophisticated exploration. Yet there are also moments of heroic self-sacrifice, as when an elderly female rushes to defend her troop and its babies from an invading, infancticidal Langurs of Abu is the first book to analyze behavior of wild primates from the standpoint of both sexes.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hrdy, Sarah Blaffer, Langurs of Abu. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) The lutungs are a group of Old World monkeys and make up the entirety of the genus Trachypithecus (derived from Greek τραχύς, trachýs meaning "rough" and πίθηκος, píthekos meaning "monkey").

Their range is much of Southeast Asia (northeast India, southern China, Borneo, Thailand, Java, and Bali).Most of the species in this genus can be referred to as lutungs, langurs, or leaf Class: Mammalia. Books The Black-man of Zinacantan: A Central American Legend.

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ISBN The Woman that Never Evolved. Cambridge: Harvard Alma mater: Wellesley College, Radcliffe College, Harvard. J.P. Drury has books on Goodreads, and is currently reading The Langurs of Abu: Female and Male Strategies of Reproduction by Sarah Blaffer Hrdy and.

“Under some circumstances,” Hrdy wrote in her classic book  The Langurs of Abu, “females are continuously sexually receptive, a pattern previously thought to occur only among human females.” Author: Eric Michael Johnson. Langur, general name given to numerous species of Asian monkeys belonging to the subfamily Colobinae.

The term is often restricted to nearly two dozen species of leaf monkeys but is also applied to various other members of the subfamily. Leaf monkeys and other langurs are gregarious, diurnal, and basically arboreal monkeys with long tails and slender bodies.

The Colobinae are a subfamily of the Old World monkey family that includes 61 species in 11 genera, including the black-and-white colobus, the large-nosed proboscis monkey, and the gray classifications split the colobine monkeys into two tribes, while others split them into three groups.

Both classifications put the three African genera Colobus, Piliocolobus, and Procolobus in one Class: Mammalia. The Gray langur or Hanuman langur (Semnopithecus) is a genus of colobine monkey.

They are found in southeast Asia. The word "langur" means 'having a long tail'. It is commonly called the leaf monkey. They usually live in small groups of between 2 and 10 individuals. They mainly eat leaves, as well as some fruit. Langur spend most of their time Class: Mammalia.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The Langurs of Abu: Female and Male Strategies of Reproduction by Sb Hrdy (). Recent field studies of a variety of mammalian species reveal a surprisingly high frequency of infanticide--the killing of unweaned or otherwise maternally dependent offspring.

Similarly, studies of birds, fish, amphibians, and invertebrates demonstrate egg and larval mortality in these species, a phenomenon directly analogous to infanticide in mammals.Langurs Of Abu: Female & Male Strategies Of Reproduction by: Hrdy, Sarah Blaffer A major study of wild primates reporting new facts and information regarding family life and sexual combat between male and female langurs.