What are the animals to us?

approaches from science, religion, folklore, literature, and art
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University of Tennessee Press , Knoxville
Human-animal relationships, Animals and civiliz
Statementedited by Dave Aftandilian ; assistant editors, Marion W. Copeland and David Scofield Wilson.
ContributionsAftandilian, David.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL85 .W43 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 343 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17967924M
ISBN 10157233472X
ISBN 139781572334724
LC Control Number2006007741

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