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Functional Affinities of Man, Monkeys, and Apes: A Study of the Bearings of Physiology and Behaviour on the Taxonomy and Phylogeny of Lemurs, Monkeys, Apes, and Man

S. Zuckerman

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Routledge
21 June 2019
The Earth: natural history general
Originally published in 1933 Functional Affinities of Man, Monkeys and Apes gives a taxonomic and phylogenetic survey and the findings of diverse experimental investigations of lemurs, monkeys, and apes. The book discusses the inter-relationships of different Primates and emphasizes seldom-used approaches to the question of primate phylogeny. The book attempts to show how little they have been systematically tried, and argues for a regard to the proper place of functional investigations in the study of the classification and evolution of Primates. This book will be of interest to anthropologists, scientists and historians alike.
By:   S. Zuckerman
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Volume:   15
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm, 
Weight:   626g
ISBN:   9780367265991
ISBN 10:   0367265990
Series:   Routledge Library Editions: Evolution
Pages:   248
Publication Date:   21 June 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education ,  A / AS level
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Foreword 1. Peculiarities of Classification in the Order Primates 2. The Dynamic Basis of Classification and Evolutionary Theory 3. The Subdivision of the Order Primates 4. The Differentiation of the Mechanisms of Reproduction 5. The Differentiation op Blood Reactions 6. The Differentiation of Receptor Organs and Their Functions 7. The Differentiation of Behaviour Patterns 8. The Diseases and Parasites of the Primates 9. Hybridization, Affinity, and Divergence 10. The Psychological Measure of Intelligence in Primates 11. The Brain as a Measure of Intelligence in the Sub-order Pithecoidea 12. The Phylogenetic Implications of Cortical Physiology 13. The Evolution of Primate Behaviour 14. Functional Differentiation in Relation to the Evidence of Morphology and Palaeontology Bibliography Index

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