Primate Visions Gender, Race, and Nature in the World of Modern Science
New York: Routledge, 1989. 1st American Edition; 1st Edition. Hardcover. ISBN: 0415901146. B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "What counts as nature in the late twentieth century - In Primate Visions historian of biology Donna Haraway builds the Primate Story our scientific understanding of apes, monkeys, and humans and explains its multicultural roots, its myths, its relation to gender and race." Chapters include: Monkeys and Monopolgy Capitalism: Primatology before World War II, Primate Colonies and the Extraction of Value, Teddy Bear Patriarchy: Taxidermy in the Garden of Eden, New York City, 1908-36, A Pilot Plant for Human Engineering: Robert Yerkes and the Yale Laboratories of Primate Biology, A semiotics of the Naturalistic Field, from C. R. Carpenter to S. A. Altmann 1930-55, Re-Instituting Western Primatology after World War II, Apes in Eden, Apes in Space, Remodeling the Human Way of Life, Metaphros in to Hardware: Harry Harlow and the Technology of Love, Women's Place Is in the Jungle, Jeanne Altmann: Time-Energy Budges of Dual Career Mothering, Linda Marie Fedigan: Models for Interventions, Adrienne Zihlman: the Paleoanthropology of Sex and Gender, Sarah Blaffer Hrdy: Investment Strategies for the Evolving Portfolio of Primate Females, Reprise: Science Fiction, Fiction of Science, and Primatology, Mira's Morning Song, Notes, Sources, Index.. Fine in Fine dust jacket .
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Keywords: 0415901146 Primates Donna Haraway Science Biology Primate research Monkeys Humans Feminism Primates