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Cultural diversity and attitudes toward marine wildlife a conceptual framework by Lyndell Nelson Whitley

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Published by Dept. of Geography, University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English


  • Marine animals -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Marine animals -- Cross-cultural studies -- United States.,
  • Human-animal relationships -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Human-animal relationships -- Cross-cultural studies -- United States.,
  • Marine animals -- Social aspects.,
  • Marine animals -- Social aspects -- United States.,
  • Attitude (Psychology)

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lyndell Nelson Whitley and Jennifer R. Wolch.
GenreCross-cultural studies., Cross-cultural studies
SeriesUSCSG-TR -- 03-98., Working paper -- #1., Working paper (University of Southern California. Sea Grant Institutional Program -- #1., USCSG-TR -- 98-03.
ContributionsWolch, Jennifer R., University of Southern California. Sea Grant Institutional Program., University of Southern California. Dept. of Geography.
The Physical Object
Pagination42, [6] leaves :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15578831M

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