Jane Goodall: Book summary and reviews of Jane Goodall by Dale Peterson

Jane Goodall

The Woman Who Redefined Man

by Dale Peterson

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Dale Peterson shows clearly and convincingly how truly remarkable Goodall's accomplishments were and how unlikely it is that anyone else could have duplicated them. Peterson details not only how Jane Goodall revolutionized the study of primates, our closest relatives, but how she helped set radically new standards and a new intellectual style in the study of animal behavior. And he reveals the very private quest that led to another sharp turn in her life, from scientist to activist.

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"Peterson vividly and significantly enriches our understanding of Goodall as a scientist, spiritual thinker, and humanist." - Booklist.
"An engaging but overlong biography." - PW.

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