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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Animal rights.,
  • Animal welfare -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Humanitarianism.,
  • Human rights.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p221-232. - Includes index.

StatementRichard Sorabji.
The Physical Object
Pagination267p. ;
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16687605M
ISBN 100715624709

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