Books  Zoology  Mammals  Insectivores to Ungulates  Carnivores  Wolves, Dogs, Foxes & other Canids 

Waiting for Wolves in Japan: An Anthropological Study of People-Wildlife Relations

Out of Print

By: John Knight

296 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Mar 2003 | #137607 | ISBN: 0199255180
Out of Print Details

About this book

Discusses the campaign by a Japanese conservationist group to reintroduce the wolf into upland areas of Japan which are suffering from wildlife pestilence. This book examines the proposal by drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in one of the candidate areas.

A carefully researched, highly informative, and indisputably original monograph on a neglected aspect of modern Japanese life. Brett Walker, Social Science Japan Journal One of the finest studies of human-animal relations to appear in recent years. Garry Marvin, Anthrozoos ...eminently enjoyable and readable... Chris Wilbert, Anglia Polytechnic University


Introduction; 1. Mountain Villages; 2. Wild Boar; 3. Monkeys; 4. Deer and Serow; 5. Bears; 6. Wolves; Conclusion

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

How Dogs Work

NHBS Price: £19.50 $24/€23 approx

What Is a Dog?

NHBS Price: £13.50 $17/€16 approx

How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog)

NHBS Price: £19.50 $24/€23 approx

African Wild Dogs

NHBS Price: £14.95 $19/€17 approx

Dogs: Their Fossil Relatives and Evolutionary History

NHBS Special Offer Price: £12.50 £20.95 (Save £8.45) $16/€14 approx (ends 31/03/2017)

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194