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Going Wild: Hunting, Animal Rights, and the Contested Meaning of Nature

Jan E. Dizard - Nature - 1999 - 230 pages
First published in 1994, this is an examination of the ways in which different conceptions of nature shape our responses to specific environmental issues. In this revised ...
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The Minimal Family

Jan E. Dizard, Howard Gadlin - Family & Relationships - 1992 - 285 pages
Drawing on the work of social historians, political economists, sociologists and psychologists, the authors show how the emergence of the kind of emotional intimacy that is the ...
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Guns in America: A Historical Reader

Jan E. Dizard, Robert Muth, Stephen P. Andrews - History - 1999 - 517 pages
This book, Corruption and Racketeering In The New York City Construction Industry: The Final Report of the New York State Organized Task Force, lays out in close and compelling ...
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The Delights and Dilemmas of Hunting: The Hunting Versus Anti-hunting Debate

Forrest Wood - Philosophy - 1997 - 237 pages
The pro-hunting/anti-hunting controversy is a national issue that reaches from California to New York to Florida. Hunters defend their activity while anti-hunters vehemently ...
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The Last Seasons: The Story of the Bird Hunter

Douglas B. Egenolf - Self-Help - 2008 - 256 pages
This is a book about the joy of taking a long walk in the woods. The joy of being blessed with the company of a fine canine companion. The challenge and thrill of hunting the ...
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A Matter of Life and Death: Hunting in Contemporary Vermont

Marc Boglioli - Social Science - 2009 - 156 pages
An illuminating cultural analysis of hunting in rural America.
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Inside China's Grand Strategy: The Perspective from the People's Republic

Ye Zicheng - Social Science - 2010 - 320 pages
China’s enormous size, vast population, abundant natural resources, robust economy, and modern military suggest that it will emerge as a great world power. Inside China’s Grand ...
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Pigeon Trouble: Bestiary Biopolitics in a Deindustrialized America

Hoon Song - Nature - 2011 - 272 pages
Pigeon Trouble chronicles a foreign-born, birdphobic anthropologist's venture into the occult craft of pigeon shooting in the depths of Pennsylvania's anthracite coal country ...
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With Respect for Nature: Living as Part of the Natural World

J. Claude Evans - Nature - 2012 - 314 pages
Explores how humans can take the lives of animals and plants while maintaining a proper respect both for ecosystems and for those who live in them.
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