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Silk, Joan B.

Overview
Works: 29 works in 138 publications in 2 languages and 1,908 library holdings
Genres: Examinations 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works by Joan B Silk
How humans evolved by Robert Boyd( Book )

71 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This introductory text discusses evolutionary theory, archaeological records, and primate behavioral ecology with an eye to understanding contemporary human nature
Mind the gap : tracing the origins of human universals by Peter M Kappeler( Book )

14 editions published in 2010 in English and German and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What makes us human? What made us become the way we are? One way to answer these questions is to identify the traits that all humans share, traits that are universal features of all human societies. Another way to do so is to ask how humans differ from other species, particularly from our closest relatives, the nonhuman primates. The contributors to this book pursue both approaches, in an effort to understand how evolution has shaped modern human behavior and societies
Social behavior of female Macaca radiata: the influence of kinship and rank on cooperation and competition by Joan B Silk( )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How humans evolved : instructor's manual and test-item file by Robert Boyd( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why polyandry fails : sources of instability in polyandrous marriages by Nancy E Levine( )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How humans evolved by Robert Boyd( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[In this text, the authors offer an] account of the evolution of the human species. [The] introductory text shows how an understanding of evolutionary theory and a knowledge of primate behavioral ecology can be combined with clues from the fossil and archaeological records to explain why we look and act the way we do. [The text] reflect[s] recent developments in the discipline.-Back cover
The form and function of reconciliation in primates by Joan B Silk( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adoption and kinship in Oceania by Joan B Silk( )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What are friends for : adaptive value of social bonds in primate groups( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adoption among the Inuit by Joan B Silk( )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role of tracking and tolerance in relationship among friends by Xue Ming( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Male-immature relationships in multi-male groups of mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) by S Rosenbaum( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A practical guide to the study of social relationships by Joan B Silk( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Instructor's manual and test-item file for Robert Boyd and Joan Silk's How humans evolved by Joseph Mark Soltis( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

How Humans Evolved (Eighth Edition) by Robert Boyd( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Mind the gap : tracing the origins of human universals
Alternative Names
Silk Joan

シルク, ジョーン・B

Languages
English (109)

German (1)

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Mind the gap : tracing the origins of human universals