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The Langurs of Abu
Sarah Blaffer Hrdy
December 27, 1978
by Harvard University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||336|
Sarah Blaffer Hrdy, ret. primatologist, one of several women who revolutionized the study of social monkeys & apes [you men should stay with those troops of baboons and langurs longer & pay more attn to the females, not just the supposedly dominant males, & to natural infanticide & cuckoldry that reduces it], etc. Sev. books: “The Langurs of. /v /v This is a very good book – as far as it goes. Amanda Rees accomplishes what she sets out to do with meticulous care and insight. For those of us who have lived through the infanticide controversy, and for those who wish to learn the history of primatology, this book lays out what happened with well-judged.
Leadership changes accompanied by infanticide are described for two langur troops at Abu, Rajasthan. These events are compared with similar reports from Dharwar and Jodhpur. In each of seven cases, infanticide occurred when males entered the troop from outside it. Females whose infants were killed subsequently exhibited estrous behavior and copulated with the new leader. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.
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An interesting study from the late 's of reproductive strategies in the hanuman langurs, Presbytis entellus, based mainly on the author's fieldwork with seven troops around the town of Abu (on Mount Abu) in northwestern a chapter on The Langurs of Abu book studies and one on the evolutionary history of the colobines, the book concentrates on the social and mating behaviors of the various troops /5.
The Langurs of Abu is the first book to analyze behavior of wild primates from the standpoint of both sexes. It is also a poignant and sophisticated exploration of primate behavior patterns from a feminist point of view. This book may inspire controversy; it will certainly be read with pleasure by anyone interested in animal by: The Langurs of Abu is the first book to analyze behavior of wild primates from the standpoint of both sexes.
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Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 24 cm.
The Langurs of Abu is the best book on primates I have readGeorge B. Schaller The Langurs of Abu will for many years remain one of the major studies of wild primates, both for its observational and theoretical contentAlison Jolly show more.
About Sarah Blaffer Hrdy. In it was published in her second book, The Langurs of Abu: Female and Male Strategies of Reproduction.   The controversy in the anthropology realm that her research sparked was not surprising—the classic belief that primates act for the good of the group was discarded, and the field of sociobiology gained increasing support.
Hausfater and Sarah Blaffer Hrdy, through their selection of materials for this book, evaluate the frequency, causes, and function of infanticide. Historical, ethnographic, and recent data on infanticide are surveyed. The Langurs of Abu; and The Black-Man of Zinacantan. Preview this book. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.
The langurs of Abu: female and male. Primate Sociobiology. (Book Reviews: The Langurs of Abu. Female and Male Strategies of Reproduction).
Citations: Book cover 1: "The Langurs of Abu: Female and Male Strategies of Reproduction / Edition 1." Barnes & Noble.N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. Book cover 2: "The Woman That Never Evolved: With a New Preface and Bibliographical Updates, Revised Edition [Paperback]." The Woman That Never Evolved: With a New Preface and Bibliographical Updates, Revised Edition: Sarah Blaffer Hrdy.
Gray langur (Semnopithecus), also called Hanuman langur is a genus of Old World monkeys native to the Indian subcontinent. Traditionally only one species Semnopithecus entellus was recognized, but since aboutadditional species have been recognized.
The taxonomy has been in flux, but currently eight species are recognized. Gray langurs are fairly terrestrial, inhabiting forest, open. Gray langurs are seen at the Jaigarh Fort in Jaipur, India.
Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images “Under some circumstances,” Hrdy wrote in her classic book The Langurs of Abu. Primatology is today a female-dominated field, guided by early pioneers like Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey.
But when Hrdy started her career in the s, not only did men rule the roost, the accepted wisdom was that human evolution had been shaped largely by male behavior.
Males were the ones under. The Langurs of Abu (; new paperback edition ) “The Langurs of Abu: Female and Male Strategies of Reproduction is one of the first attempts to apply sociobiological theory to the behavior and social structure of wild primates.” —James Loy, Science “Seldom in a field report have new facts, information from the literature, and theory been so well integrated, the data so lucidly.
Sarah Hrdy (née Blaffer; born J ) is an American anthropologist and primatologist who has made major contributions to evolutionary psychology and is considered "a highly recognized pioneer in modernizing our understanding of the evolutionary basis of female behavior in both nonhuman and human primates".
 InHrdy received a Lifetime Career. In it was published in her second book, The Langurs of Abu: Female and Male Strategies of Reproduction.
The controversy in the anthropology realm that her research sparked was not surprising—the classic belief that primates act for the good of the group was discarded, and the field of sociobiology gained increasing support.
Sarah Blaffer Hrdy, professor emerita at the University of California, Davis, and author of five books including “The Langurs of Abu: Female and Male Strategies of Reproduction” (), the first book to examine the reproductive strategies of nonhuman primates from the perspective of both sexes; “The Woman that Never Evolved” (, new.
Abstract. Considerable disagreement characterizes the debate concerning frequency, causation, and function of infanticide in connection with adult male replacements in bisexual one-male troops of hanuman langurs (Presbytis entellus).Detailed observations are presented about two noninfanticidal and three infanticidal male changes including six eye-witness and five presumed cases of infanticide.Child Abuse and Neglect is the third volume sponsored by the Social Science Research Council.
The goals of these volumes include the development of a biosocial perspective and its application to the interface between biological and social phenomena in order to .research on langurs are chronicled in her forthcoming book, The Langurs of Abu: Male and Female Strategies of Reproduction (Har vard Univ.
Press). Currently she is doing re search on monogamous primates. Dr. Hrdy wishes to acknowledge her debt to the community of langur fieldworkers, most especially to P. (Jay) Dolhinow, S. M. Mohnot.