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In recent years enormous advances have taken place in the field of animal communication. This two-volume collection of essays by experts of international renown presents the latest developments in three main divisions. The introduction and the first six chapters examine major theoretical issues, including both the phylogeny and the ontogeny of communication, as well as pertinent aspects of language and other forms of human communication. The chief mechanisms of communication are taken up in turn in the next seven chapters. The heart of the book consists of surveys of communicative processes in selected groups of organisms, ranging from octopuses and squids to social insects, birds, dog-like and cat-like animals, whales, and the Great Apes, and a special chapter devoted to man—chimpanzee communication. A taxonomic index of animals is included. Contributors to How Animals Communicate are George W. Barlow, Gordon M. Burg-hardt, René-Guy Busnel, David K. Caldwell, Melba C. Caldwell, James A. Cohen, John F. Eisenberg, Arthur W. Ewing, Michael L. Fine, Roger S. Fouts, Michael W. Fox, A. Gautier, J-P. · Gautier, Frank A.Geldard, Ilan Golani, Donald R. Oriffin, Jack P. Hailman, Bert Hölldobler, Carl D. Hopkins, A. Ross Kiester, Devra G. Kleiman, Hans Klingel, Peter H. Klopfer, Philip Lieberman, James E. Lloyd, Peter Marler, Martin H. Moynihan, Bori L. Olla, John R. Oppenheimer, Daniel Otte, Walter Poduschka, Cheryl H. Pruitt, Randall L. Rigby, Anthony Robertson, Arcadia F. Rodaniche, Jack Schneider, Thomas A Sebeok, Robert E. Silberglied, Kate Scow, Harry H. Shorey, W. John Smith, Richard Tenaza, Fritz R. Walther, Christen Wemmer, Peter Weygoldt, and Howard E. Winn.

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  1. Afterword
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  1. PREFACE
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Dedication
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  1. CONTENTS
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  1. PREFACE
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  1. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
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  1. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
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  1. Part I
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  1. THE PHYLOGENY OF LANGUAGE
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  1. Title
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  1. Title communication
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  1. The evolution of communication
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  1. ONTOGONY OF COMMUNICATION
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  1. MODAL ACTION PATTERNS
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  1. Part I
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  1. PHEROMONES
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  1. Bioluminescence and communication
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  1. COMMUNICATION BY REFLECTED LIGHT
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  1. TACTILE COMMUNICATION
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  1. ACOUSTIC COMMUNICATION
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  1. Echolocation and its relevance to communication behavior
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  1. COMMUNICATION BY REFLECTED LIGHT
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  1. Part I
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  1. Communication, crypsis, and mimicry among cephalopods
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  1. COMMUNICATION IN CRUSTACEANS AND ARACHNIDS
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  1. COMMUNICATION IN ORTHOPTERA
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  1. COMMUNICATION IN THE LEPIDOPTERA
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  1. COMMUNICATION IN DIPTERA
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  1. COMMUNICATION IN SOCIAL HYMENOPTERA
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  1. Communication in fishes
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  1. COMMUNICATION IN AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES
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  1. COMMUNICATION IN BIRDS
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  1. COMMUNICATION IN METATHERIA
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  1. Chapter 24
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  1. Title
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  1. Artiodactyla
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  1. COMMUNICATION IN PERISSODACTYLA
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  1. THE PHYLOGENY OF LANGUAGE
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  1. Communication in the felidae with emphasis on scent marking and contact patterns
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  1. Communication in new world monkeys
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  1. CETACEANS
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  1. Communication in sireniens, sea otters, and pinnipeds
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  1. COMMUNICATION IN PROSIMIANS
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  1. COMMUNICATION IN NEW WORLD MONKEYS
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  1. COMMUNICATION IN OLD WORLD MONKEYS
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  1. SIGNALING BEHAVIOR OF APES WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO VOCALIZATION
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  1. Chapter 37
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  1. Chapter 38
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  1. Index
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  1. Index
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780253050939
MARC Record
OCLC
755310346
Launched on MUSE
2021-07-11
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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