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The fair chase the epic story of hunting in America by Philip Dray

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Published .
Written in English


  • Social life and customs,
  • Hunting,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-382) and index.

Other titlesEpic story of hunting in America
StatementPhilip Dray
LC ClassificationsSK41 .D73 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 396 pages
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26966459M
ISBN 100465061729
ISBN 109780465061723
LC Control Number2018005078

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