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The Resource Sociobiology, Edward O. Wilson ; drawings by Sarah Landry

Sociobiology, Edward O. Wilson ; drawings by Sarah Landry

Label
Sociobiology
Title
Sociobiology
Statement of responsibility
Edward O. Wilson ; drawings by Sarah Landry
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
591.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL775
LC item number
.W542 1980
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Sociobiology, Edward O. Wilson ; drawings by Sarah Landry
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-347) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The morality of the gene -- Elementary concepts of sociobiology -- The prime movers of social evolution -- The relevant principles of population biology -- Group selection and altruism -- Group size and reproduction -- The development and modification of social behavior -- Communication: basic principles -- Communication: functions and complex systems -- Communication: origins and evolution -- Aggression -- Social spacing, including territory -- Dominance systems -- Roles and castes -- Sex and society -- Parental care -- The four pinnacles of social evolution -- The colonial invertebrates -- The social insects -- The cold-blooded vertebrates -- The birds -- Evolutionary trends within the mammals -- The ungulates and elephants -- The carnivores -- The nonhuman primates -- Man: from sociobiology to sociology -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
5196821
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
Abridged edition
Extent
ix, 366 pages
Isbn
9780674816244
Lccn
79017387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)5196821
Label
Sociobiology, Edward O. Wilson ; drawings by Sarah Landry
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-347) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The morality of the gene -- Elementary concepts of sociobiology -- The prime movers of social evolution -- The relevant principles of population biology -- Group selection and altruism -- Group size and reproduction -- The development and modification of social behavior -- Communication: basic principles -- Communication: functions and complex systems -- Communication: origins and evolution -- Aggression -- Social spacing, including territory -- Dominance systems -- Roles and castes -- Sex and society -- Parental care -- The four pinnacles of social evolution -- The colonial invertebrates -- The social insects -- The cold-blooded vertebrates -- The birds -- Evolutionary trends within the mammals -- The ungulates and elephants -- The carnivores -- The nonhuman primates -- Man: from sociobiology to sociology -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
5196821
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
Abridged edition
Extent
ix, 366 pages
Isbn
9780674816244
Lccn
79017387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)5196821

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