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By John Knight

Drawing on anthropological and ancient information, this publication examines human-wildlife relatives in China, Tibet, Japan, Bhutan, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, India, Thailand and Vietnam. the amount at first specializes in a number of the ways that wild animals are exploited as a source, for nutrition, drugs and crop-picking labour, prior to interpreting animals termed as pests or predators which are deemed to be damaging and unsafe.

Bringing jointly anthropologists and historians, this booklet analyses the variety, variability and old mutability of human sensibilities in the direction of animals in Asia and may be of curiosity to Asianists and anthropologists alike.

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