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The soul of the ape & The Soul of the White Ant

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"At the beginning of this (20th) century South African Eugene Marais - journalist, lawyer, drug addict, poet and natural scientist wrote 2 startlingly original and highly influential studies of the animal kingdom" Both are in this volume, published in 1973. Part one is a record of 3 years living at close quarters with a troop of chaoma baboons, and "presents better than any other book thus far the dawning humanity in the psyche of the higher primate" in the words of Robert Ardrey. Part 2 is a study of a termite colony, 10 years research asking if such a colony is a collection of individuals or a unified organism, with startling conclusions." Some shelfwear and tanning of page edges, but clean, unmarked pages, almost very good.

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Author(s):
Eugene Marais
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0140112790
ISBN-13:
9780140112795
Number of pages:
314
Publisher:
Penguin

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"At the beginning of this (20th) century South African Eugene Marais - journalist, lawyer, drug addict, poet and natural scientist wrote 2 startlingly original and highly influential studies of the animal kingdom" Both are in this volume, published in 1973. Part one is a record of 3 years living at close quarters with a troop of chaoma baboons, and "presents better than any other book thus far the dawning humanity in the psyche of the higher primate" in the words of Robert Ardrey. Part 2 is a study of a termite colony, 10 years research asking if such a colony is a collection of individuals or a unified organism, with startling conclusions." Some shelfwear and tanning of page edges, but clean, unmarked pages, almost very good.

Author(s):
Eugene Marais
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0140112790
ISBN-13:
9780140112795
Number of pages:
314
Publisher:
Penguin

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