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The great apes

Yerkes, Robert Mearns

The great apes

a study of anthropoid life

by Yerkes, Robert Mearns

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Yale university press, Oxford university press in New Haven, London, H. Milford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Apes.,
  • Psychology, Comparative.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert M. Yerkes ... and Ada W. Yerkes ...
    ContributionsYerkes, Mrs. Ada Watterson, joint author., Yale University. Louis Stern Memorial Fund.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.P9 Y45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 652 p.
    Number of Pages652
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6731617M
    LC Control Number29018079
    OCLC/WorldCa1456888


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