Cover of: Almost chimpanzee | Jon Cohen

Almost chimpanzee

searching for what makes us human, in rainforests, labs, sanctuaries, and zoos

1st ed.

Published by Times Books in New York .
Written in English.

About the Edition

How are we different from chimps? Scientists have focused on the similarities between the two species, when in fact it is an understanding of their differences that can reveal "what, exactly, it means to be human." Cohen's survey spans investigations into the chimp genome, brain, and physiognomy,

Table of Contents

The family tree
Two become one
In sickness and health
Of epidemic proportions
Talking apes
The fox in the chimp house
Mind the gap
Head to head
Walk this way
Carnal knowledge
It's a chimps life
Born to be wild.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
599.93/8
Library of Congress
GN281 .C56 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
369 p. :
Number of pages
369

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24880042M
Internet Archive
almostchimpanzee00cohe
ISBN 10
0805083073
ISBN 13
9780805083071
LC Control Number
2010000813
OCLC/WorldCat
498975864
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