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Otter [[electronic resource] /] / Daniel Allen

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Autore: Allen Daniel (Daniel Nathan) Visualizza persona
Titolo: Otter [[electronic resource] /] / Daniel Allen Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: London, : Reaktion Books, 2010
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (186 p.)
Disciplina: 599.769
Soggetto topico: Otters
Human-animal relationships
Otters - Conservation
Mammals in art
Animals in literature
Animals in motion pictures
Animals and civilization
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-176) and index.
Nota di contenuto: Introducing the otter -- Folklore, fables, tradition and the otter -- Commercial otter hunting -- Otter hunting for sport -- The literary otter -- The otter on screen -- Protecting the otter.
Sommario/riassunto: Although rarely seen in the wild, the otter is admired for its playful character and graceful aquatic agility, which were established in the popular imagination through books like Tarka the Otter and Ring of Bright Water. This, however, is just a very small part of their story-throughout history the otter has also been widely hunted for its fur and flesh. In Otter, human geographer Daniel Allen reveals how the animal's identity has been shaped by this variety of human interactions. As Allen explains, otters, while feared by some communities, were hun
Titolo autorizzato: Otter  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-283-13377-6
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910461181603321
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Serie: Animal (Reaktion Books)