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Killing Tradition [electronic resource] : Inside Hunting and Animal Rights Controversies / Simon J. Bronner.

Author/Creator:
Bronner, Simon J.
Publication:
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (321 p.)
Subjects:
Hunting -- Great Britain.
Hunting -- United States.
Animal rights -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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 through the issues and goes behind the headlines to examine the basis of this hotly-charged subject. Using case studies as evidence, Bronner looks at a topic at the center of mod
Contents:
Prologue. Taking aim
Ritual and controversy at deer camp
The pigeon shoot controversy
The hare-coursing controversy
Epilogue. Future shot.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-290) and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-8131-3500-1
1-283-23239-1
9786613232397
0-8131-2641-X
OCLC:
753966231
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