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Through a Window: 30 Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe by  Jane Goodall - Hardcover - from World of Books Ltd (SKU: GOR002656583)

Through a Window: 30 Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe

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Through a Window: 30 Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe

by Goodall, Jane

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  • hardcover
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ISBN 10
0297811177
ISBN 13
9780297811176
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Synopsis

Through aWindow is the dramatic saga of thirty years in the life of an intimately intertwined community—one that reads like a novel, but is one of the most important scientific works ever published.The community is Gombe, on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, where the principal residents are chimpanzees and one extraordinary woman who is their student, protector, and historian.   In her classic In the Shadow of Man , Jane Goodall wrote of her first ten years at Gombe. In Through a Window she brings the story up to the present, painting a more complete and vivid portrait of our closest relatives.We watch young Figan’s relentless rise to power and old Mike’s crushing defeat. We learn how one mother rears her children to succeed and another dooms hers to failure.We witness horrifying murders, touching moments of affection, joyous births, and wrenching deaths. In short, we see every emotion known to humans stripped to its essence. In the mirror of chimpanzee life, we see ourselves reflected.

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Bookseller
World of Books Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
GOR002656583
Title
Through a Window: 30 Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe
Author
Goodall, Jane
Format/binding
Hardback
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
7
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0297811177
ISBN 13
9780297811176
Publisher
Trafalgar Square
Place of Publication
London
This edition first published
September 20, 1990

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