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Animal Studies Research Guide

What is animal studies? What search terms should I use to find sources on nonhuman animals within the humanities? How can I study issues of animal exploitation as an undergraduate? This research guide aims to answer these questions for students at Swem.

Hunting & Fishing

Killing nonhumans primarily for sport, but also for food; killing aquatic animals for food, including industrial aquaculture.


Primary Sources

Special Collections

Fishing weights and ribbons, undated

Fishing Weights and Ribbons, 1989 (UA 1989.029)



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