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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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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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A Fall of Woodcock: A Season's Worth of Tales on Hunting a Most Elusive ...

Tom Huggler - Sports & Recreation - 2014 - 242 pages
“A fall of woodcock into a covert you have either chosen or to which you have been directed is a magic all its own,” Tom Huggler writes in this book devoted to the woodcock and ...
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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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Animals and Society: An Introduction to Human-Animal Studies

Margo DeMello - History - 2013 - 470 pages
Human–animal studies explores human–animal relations and the place of animals within human social and cultural worlds. Considering that much of human society is structured ...
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Animal Cities: Beastly Urban Histories

Professor Peter J Atkins - Social Science - 2012 - 294 pages
This book presents a number of valuable case studies that illustrate some of the perspectives that may be adopted in the study of animals in the urban context. It covers areas ...
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