This volume brings together a wide-ranging selection of writings about the hunt in its myriad forms, from the days of the Raj to the present times. The accounts included here have become a record of vanishing ecosystems, illuminating the Behaviour and ecology of species that now exist only in isolated pockets or have
This book provides an insight into the various hunting techniques of tribal and peasant hunters, sahibs and princes, and trappers. The highly evocative essays and anecdotes offer vivid accounts of the hunt, and the thrill and terror involved A rich resource of scholars and specialists, this selection also makes a delectable
About the Author
Mahesh Rangarajan is an independent researcher and a commentator on ecology and political affairs.
'This immaculately edited anthology will hopefully remind us of the fact that what little we are left with is more valuable than ever before. It is a must for anyone even remotely interested in our living world.'
-Indian Review of Books
'a valuable repository of information.. Relevant even today this sort of reading should permeate down to the macro-level of our education system'
'taken together, these two volumes are a veritable golden treasury on Indian wildlife.'
Mahesh Rangarajan and Oxford have done a great service by making available his anthology.'
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