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Killing tradition : inside hunting and animal rights controversies

Author: Simon J Bronner
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008.
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Is hunting a bygone activity, out of touch with modern life; or is it valuable as an escape from it? Does hunting promote violence, not just to animals, but to humans as well? Is hunting, with its connection to the land and frontier experience, a heritage worth preserving? These questions form the foundations for discussion in Killing Tradition: Inside Hunting and Animal Rights Controversies. Simon J. Bronner sorts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bronner, Simon J.
Killing tradition.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008
(DLC) 2008029789
(OCoLC)213840221
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon J Bronner
ISBN: 9780813126418 081312641X 9780813138602 0813138604
OCLC Number: 753966231
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 304 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prologue. Taking aim --
Ritual and controversy at deer camp --
The pigeon shoot controversy --
The hare-coursing controversy --
Epilogue. Future shot.
Responsibility: Simon J. Bronner.

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Is hunting a bygone activity, out of touch with modern life; or is it valuable as an escape from it? Does hunting promote violence, not just to animals, but to humans as well? Is hunting, with its  Read more...

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