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Animal Geographies Place, Politics, and Identity in the Nature-Culture Borderlands by

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Published by Verso Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Animals & society,
  • Biogeography,
  • Philosophy,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Applied Ethics,
  • Zoology (Specific Aspects),
  • Wildlife utilization,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Human Geography,
  • Animal Rights,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Animals,
  • Social aspects,
  • Human-animal relationships

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJennifer Wolch (Editor), Jody Emel (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9457004M
ISBN 101859848311
ISBN 109781859848319

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