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In defense of hunting

by James A. Swan

  • 202 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by HarperSanFrancisco in [San Francisco, CA] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hunting -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Hunting -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-282) and index.

    StatementJames A. Swan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSK14.3 .S83 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination290 p. ;
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1102311M
    ISBN 100062510290, 0062512374
    LC Control Number94027250

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