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Shooting A Tiger

Author : Vijaya Ramadas Mandala
ISBN : 9780199096602
Genre : Political Science
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The figure of the white hunter sahib proudly standing over the carcass of a tiger with a gun in hand is one of the most powerful and enduring images of the empire. This book examines the colonial politics that allowed British imperialists to indulge in such grand posturing as the rulers and protectors of indigenous populations. This work studies the history of hunting and conservation in colonial India during the high imperial decades of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. At this time, not only did hunting serve as a metaphor for colonial rule signifying the virile sportsmanship of the British hunter, but it also enabled vital everyday governance through the embodiment of the figure of the officer–hunter–administrator. Using archival material and published sources, the author examines hunting and wildlife conservation from various social and ethnic perspectives, and also in different geographical contexts, extending our understanding of the link between shikar and governance.

Hints On Tiger Shooting

Author : Kesri Singh
ISBN : LCCN:74912141
Genre : Tiger hunting
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Shooting For Tiger

Author : William Echikson
ISBN : 9780786741496
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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While many parents encourage their children to become the next Einstein or Yo-Yo Ma, some push their kids to become the next Tiger Woods. No longer does an elite, elderly set dominate golf. A new class of driven teenaged players is transforming the game, and a series of high-profile, professionally- run tournaments determine which of these teens have a shot at reaching the top levels. In Shooting for Tiger, William Echikson takes us inside a spirited season of the American Junior Golf Association's elite tournaments. From the fairways, Echikson unveils a fascinating sub culture: kids who have foregone traditional childhoods, families determined to produce champions, and rigorous golf academies devoted to training the world's top prospects. Vividly told, Shooting for Tiger examines the real costs of professionalizing young players and offers an unforgettable portrait of athletic obsession.

Tiger Shooting In India

Author : William Rice
ISBN : ONB:+Z174288905
Genre : Hunting
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A Guide To Tiger Shooting With Plates Including A Portrait

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ISBN : OCLC:1064961383
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Tiger Shooting In The Doon And Ulwar

Author : John Cookson Fife-Cookson
ISBN : NYPL:33433066593942
Genre : India
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Large Game Shooting In Thibet And The North West

Author : Alexander Angus Airlie Kinloch
ISBN : PRNC:32101047664212
Genre : Game and game-birds
File Size : 56. 20 MB
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Large Game Shooting In Thibet The Himalayas And Northern India

Author : Alexander Angus Airlie Kinloch
Genre : Big game hunting
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Wild Men And Wild Beasts Or Scenes In Camp And Jungle

Author : William Gordon Gordon-Cumming
ISBN : CHI:29838671
Genre : Hunting
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The Tiger

Author : John Vaillant
ISBN : 9781848946897
Genre : Fiction
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It's December 1997, and a man-eating tiger is on the prowl outside a remote Russian village. The tiger isn't just killing people, it's annihilating them, and a team of men and their dogs must hunt it on foot through the forest in the brutal cold. As the trackers sift through the gruesome remains of the victims, they discover that these attacks aren't random: the tiger is apparently engaged in a vendetta. Injured, starving, and extremely dangerous, the tiger must be found before it strikes again. As he re-creates these extraordinary events, John Vaillant gives us an unforgettable portrait of this spectacularly beautiful and mysterious region. We meet the native tribes who for centuries have worshipped and lived alongside tigers, even sharing their kills with them. We witness the arrival of Russian settlers in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, soldiers and hunters who greatly diminished the tiger populations. And we come to know their descendants, who, crushed by poverty, have turned to poaching and further upset the natural balance of the region. Beautifully written and deeply informative, The Tiger circles around three main characters: Vladimir Markov, a poacher killed by the tiger; Yuri Trush, the lead tracker; and the tiger himself. It is an absolutely gripping tale of man and nature that leads inexorably to a final showdown in a clearing deep in the taiga.

Wild Men And Wild Beasts

Author : Roualeyn Gordon Cumming
ISBN : OXFORD:600022874
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White Tiger

Author : Olga Bicos
ISBN : 9781628154863
Genre : Fiction
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Big Game Shooting In Eastern North Eastern India

Author : Nṛipendra Nārāyaṇa Bhūpa (Mahārājah of Cooch Behār)
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Tiger Woods Made Me Look Like A Genius

Author : Don Crosby
ISBN : 0740704729
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Tiger Woods's former high-school golf coach combines practical advice on golfing techniqes and instruction in five simple techniques for taking strokes off one's game with anecdotes and personal reminiscences about his prized athlete. Original.


Author : John Strege
ISBN : 9780307756916
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Record-breaking media sensation Tiger Woods has moved beyond the fairway to take the world by storm. After becoming the first golfer in history to win three straight U.S. Amateur titles, his win at the 1997 Masters Tournament gave him a permanent place in the record book: youngest player to win, lowest score ever, and first African-American player to win. In Tiger, John Strege, golf writer and longtime friend with unparalled access to Woods and his family, takes us behind the scenes of this incredible life--from the time Tiger picked up a golf club at age nine months, to his first hole in one at age six, to his unprecedented domination of junior, amateur, and now high-stakes professional golf. Packed with personal anecdotes from family, friends, teammates, and coaches, as well as what it's like to play on a course with Tiger from golf greats such as Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, Tiger provides a riveting shot-by-shot account of Woods's life up through the 1997 season. It details the unshakable relationship with his parents, the racial issues that have surrounded him, and the string of almost mythical successes that have carried him all the way to Niketown. A role model for young and old alike, Tiger Woods and his story will capture the minds and hearts of sports fans everywhere. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Tourism And The Consumption Of Wildlife

Author : Brent Lovelock
ISBN : 9781134140251
Genre : Business & Economics
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Consumptive forms of wildlife tourism (hunting, shooting and fishing) have become a topic of interest – both to the tourism industry, in terms of destinations seeking to establish or grow this sector, and to other stakeholders such as environmental organisations, animal-rights groups, and the general public. Hunting tourism, in particular, has come under fire with accusations that it is contributing to the demise of some species. Practices such as "canned hunting" (within fenced safari parks) or the use of hounds are described as unethical, and fishing tourism too has attracted recent negative publicity as it is said to be cruel. At the same time, however, many peripheral and indigenous communities around the world are strategising how to capitalise on consumptive forms of wildlife tourism. This book addresses a range of contentious issues facing the consumptive wildlife tourism sector across a number of destinations in Europe, North America, Africa, India, Arabia and Oceania. Practices such as baited bear hunting, trophy hunting of threatened species, and hunting for conservation are debated, along with the impact of this type of tourism on indigenous communities and on wider societies. Research on all aspects of "consumptive wildlife tourism" is included, which for the purposes of the book is defined to include all tourism that involves the intended killing of wildlife for sport purposes, and may include the harvest of wildlife products. This includes, among others, recreational hunting, big-game hunting and safari operations, traditional/indigenous hunting, game-bird shooting, hunting with hounds, freshwater angling and saltwater game fishing etc. This is the first book to specifically address tourist aspects of consumption of wildlife. It will appeal to tourism and recreation academics and students, tourism industry operators, community tourism planners and wildlife managers.

Sport And Work On The Nepaul Frontier Or Twelve Years Sporting Reminiscences Of An Indigo Planter

Author : James Inglis
ISBN : 8120619560
Genre : History
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The Devil S Tiger

Author : Robert Flynn
ISBN : 0875652247
Genre : Fiction
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When tigers begin attacking people in Texas, only Arina Yeroskin, a veterinarian who was in on the experimental program that infected animals with a virulent form of rickettsia, "and the reader--knows why the post-communist Russian government wants their prize animals dead, not alive."--Jacket.

Appletons Journal

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ISBN : IND:32000000473779
Genre : American literature
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Curry Rice On Forty Plates Or The Ingredients Of Social Life At Our Station In India

Author : George Francklin Atkinson
ISBN : 8120605314
Genre : History
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