By Ruth Osterweis Selig, Marilyn R. London, P. Ann Kaupp, Robert L. Humphrey

This new version bargains various truly written and with ease obtainable articles from the Smithsonian’s hugely acclaimed, award-winning booklet AnthroNotes. many of the world's best anthropologists discover basic questions people ask approximately themselves as participants, as societies, and as a species. The articles exhibit the richness and breadth of anthropology, overlaying not just the elemental matters but in addition the altering views of anthropologists over the 150-year heritage in their box. Illustrated with unique cartoons through anthropoligst Robert L. Humphrey, Anthropology Explored opens as much as lay readers, academics, and scholars a self-discipline as diverse and interesting because the cultures it observes.

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Why are there only 310 mountain gorillas left in the wild? Why Is Ape Conservation So Difficult? Anthropologists are deeply involved in primate conservation efforts. As Vernon Reynolds notes in a recent issue of Anthropology Today, we are responsible for the survival of chimpanzees (and other apes) in the wild if only because "they have helped us. Simply by existing, chimpanzees speak to us of our evolution, of our past, a past our ancestors shared with theirs. D. students owe their thinking to chimpanzees.

1993. Tools, Language and Cognition in Human Evolution. Cambridge University Press. Hayes, Cathy. 1951. The Ape in Our House. Harper. Linden, Eugene. 1974. Apes, Men and Language. Saturday Review Press/E. P. Dutton. , and Kathleen R. Gibson, eds. 1990. "Language" and Intelligence in Monkeys and Apes: Comparative Developmental Perspectives. Cambridge University Press. Patterson, F. , and Eugene Linden. 1981. The Education of Koko. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston. ) Savage-Rumbaugh, E. Sue. 1986. Ape Language: From Conditioned Response to Symbol.

A five-year-old? Language emerges as the infant matures, and so it seemed reasonable for us to take a developmental approach in our study . . We need to look for parallels between ape language and human language in the earliest stage of development and, having established these, see how far the apes can travel down the path toward human language. Savage-Rumbaugh and Lewin (1994b: 157) Sue Savage-Rumbaugh's ongoing language studies with the bonobo Kanzi continue to challenge previous results and assumptions.

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