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Primates in Perspective, 2nd edition
by Christina J. Campbell , Agustín Fuentes , Katherine C. MacKinnon (Goodreads Author) , Simon Bearder , Rebecca M. Stumpf
Featuring forty-seven original essays by seventy leading researchers, Primates in Perspective, Second Edition, offers a comprehensive and contemporary overview of all major areas of primatology. Thoroughly revised and updated throughout, the second edition offers a diversity of theoretical positions on such topics as reproduction, ecology, and social behavior and intellige ...more
Paperback, 852 pages
Published April 23rd 2010 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published March 23rd 2006)
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I'm an author on the lemuriforms chapter in this edition, went through and added in ALL the updates--new species, reclassifications, new ecological info on little-studied species. I had a wonderful time, actually. Likewise in reading the other chapters! This is a great textbook from my point of view because it doubles so neatly as fast and simple reference material for higher level papers etc. while offering a more-than-usually-extensive grounding in current info for students coming into the sub ...more
If there is any book that should be part of a successful primatology course, this is it. Along with Karen Strier's Primate Behavioral Ecology, this gets into the nuts and bolts with great detail. This text has saved me a few times and actually helped me to write my IACUC research proposal. I love this book, SO, SO MUCH.