The Resource The game of conservation : international treaties to protect the world's migratory animals, Mark Cioc

The game of conservation : international treaties to protect the world's migratory animals, Mark Cioc

Label
The game of conservation : international treaties to protect the world's migratory animals
Title
The game of conservation
Title remainder
international treaties to protect the world's migratory animals
Statement of responsibility
Mark Cioc
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Game of Conservation is a brilliantly crafted and highly readable examination of nature protection around the world. Twentieth-century nature conservation treaties often originated as attempts to regulate the pace of killing rather than as attempts to protect animal habitat. Some were prompted by major breakthroughs in firearm techniques, such as the invention of the elephant gun and grenade harpoons, but agricultural development was at least as important as hunting regulations in determining the fate of migratory species. The treaties had many defects, yet they also s
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
591.56/8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL82
LC item number
.C56 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Ohio University Press series in ecology and history
Label
The game of conservation : international treaties to protect the world's migratory animals, Mark Cioc
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Africa's apartheid parks -- The North American bird war -- The Antarctic whale massacre
Control code
ocn742512864
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (267 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821443606
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35524418
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)742512864
  • pebcs0821443607

Library Locations

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