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The great apes

Chris Herzfeld

The great apes

a short history

by Chris Herzfeld

  • 21 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hominids,
  • Apes,
  • Psychology,
  • Behavior,
  • Human-animal relationships

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChris Herzfeld ; translated by Kevin Frey ; foreword by Jane Goodall
    ContributionsFrey, Kevin, translator, Goodall, Jane, 1934- author of foreword
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.P94 H4713 2017, QL737.P96 H4713 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 321 pages
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26936805M
    ISBN 100300221371
    ISBN 109780300221374
    LC Control Number2017940993
    OCLC/WorldCa982651819

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