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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Animal welfare,
  • Hunting,
  • Slaughtering and slaughter-houses,
  • Human-animal relationships

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementthe Animal Studies Group.
ContributionsAnimal Studies Group.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV4711 .K587 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3406441M
ISBN 100252030508, 0252072901
ISBN 109780252030505, 9780252072901
LC Control Number2005022117

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