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U.S. policy with respect to the international protection of whales

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

U.S. policy with respect to the international protection of whales

hearing and markup before the Committee on Foreign Affairs and its Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, on H.Con. Res. 54, May 8, June 19, and September 19, 1985

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whales -- Protection -- United States,
  • Whaling -- Japan,
  • Whaling -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUS policy with respect to the international protection of whales
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 205 p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14273505M

      2. JAPAN AND THE INTERNATIONAL WHALING COMMISSION To understand Japan’s rejection of the anti-whaling norm, it is necessary to examine the Japanese whaling policy in the context of an.


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