Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex among Apes

Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex among Apes


The first variation of Frans de Waal's Chimpanzee Politics used to be acclaimed not just via primatologists for its medical success but in addition through politicians, company leaders, and social psychologists for its notable insights into the main simple human wishes and behaviors. Twenty-five years later, this publication is taken into account a vintage. that includes a brand new preface that comes with fresh insights from the writer, this anniversary version 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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