Chris Herzfeld







The Great Apes: A Brief History


Yale University Press

New Haven


To be published in 2017









1. Wild Men, Simians, and Hybrids. The Disturbing Strangeness of the Same

2. When the Ape Becomes a Skull. Colonial Expansion, Collection of Natural History, and Classification

3. Apes as 'Guinea Pigs". Primates in Experimental Research

4. Astrochimps, Painting Apes, and Talking Apes. Apes Who Consider Themselves To Be Humans

5. Sociality, Traditions, and Cultures among Apes. When the Dividing Line Between Humans and Apes Is Becoming Blurred

6. Women and Apes. Sex, Gender, and Primatology





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