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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Animal experimentation,
  • Primates as laboratory animals,
  • Monkeys as laboratory animals,
  • Animal rights

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-294) and index.

StatementDeborah Blum.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV4915 .B58 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 306 p. :
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1088393M
ISBN 100195094123
LC Control Number94012439

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