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In the Shadow of Man

In the Shadow of Man

  • Title: In the Shadow of Man
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  • ISBN : 9780618056767
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 297 pages


This best selling classic tells the story of one of world s greatest scientific adventuresses Jane Goodall was a young secretarial school graduate when the legendary Louis Leakey chose her to undertake a landmark study of chimpanzees in the world This paperback edition contains 80 photographs and in introduction by Stephen Jay Gould.


Author Jane Goodall

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In the Shadow of Man Reviews (31)

  • My tattered and beloved copy of this book now bears the inscription DeniseFollow Your HeartJane GoodallI read this book about ten years ago, and to this day it remains one of my favorites Jane Goodall had gone to secretary school and just happened to have a connection to the Leakey family, whose dis [..]

  • Shortly before or after I don t remember I studied abroad in Kenya with Richard and Meave Leakey, I decided to read the books by Leakey s angels Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas These three are known for their pioneering field studies of the three great apes chimpanzees, gorillas, and [..]

  • Nearly 50 years after being published , In the Shadow of Man by Jane Goodall is still a fascinating read This is one of those special books where after reading, I wished for the existence of time machines I wanted to be there with the author as she conducted her ground breaking research in the Gombe [..]

  • I really enjoyed this book Normally I don t read science books, but kind of made an exception with this one because I admire Jane Goodall and her work with the chimpanzees Thankfully for me, this book wasn t over my head and didn t use huge scientific words that I wouldn t know because I m not a sci [..]

  • Highly recommend this read for both the scientific research and the delightful observations of Jane Goodall Did you know her efforts lead to so many concepts about animals that we now take for granted For example, that they have feelings, develop bonds and demonstrate some degree of grief when a fam [..]

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