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Introductions to each chapter explain the issues, as well as the arguments that surround them, and a general introduction to the volume thoroughly explains how to use the book. Each entry contains the following information: author, title, edition, series title, location of publisher, name of publisher, number of pages, year of publication, and International Standard Book Number. Annotations include the most important information available to help the researcher, including web sites that contain not only the full text of the book when available, but also excerpts and articles or interviews by the author; short quotations from the books; and short descriptions and summaries of the books. All the information provided allows students to locate exactly what they need, while encouraging them to explore other issues and differing viewpoints.
- Table of Contents
Foreword by Marc BekoffIntroduction: How to Use This BookAnimal Rights: General WorksAnimal NaturesFatal Uses of AnimalsNon-Fatal Uses of AnimalsAnimal PopulationsAnimal SpeculationsIndex
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