MAN'S POOR RELATIONS by Earnest Hooton


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A highly scientific study by a scientist who usually manages to make his subject entertaining reading to the neophyte as well as the scientist. This time, however, it is definitely for the soologist and anthropologist. It is a long, detailed monograph on the primates -- monkeys to you. For each classification he goes into minute details concerning habitat, physical description of strength, size, weight, coat, color of skin, head and face, trunk and limbs, genitals; behaviour-locomotion, nest, food, defecation, social life, noise-making; sex cycle and mating, pregnancy and parturition, maternal care, growth, old age; behavior in captivity; the senses; use of tools; intelligence and memory, temperament and emotions, diseases. Defined market. A definitive book.

Pub Date: Nov. 27th, 1942
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran