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Published: 13 December 2018

452 Pages | 21 b&W

ISBN: 9780199489381

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Shooting a Tiger

Big-Game Hunting and Conservation in Colonial India

Author Dr Vijaya Ramadas Mandala

  • The book makes a compelling case for taking the symbolism and practice of shikar as central to the expression of power and making of authority in south Asia
  • The book will appeal to a wide audience including universities and higher education institutes, museums and libraries, wildlife and forest societies, conservation biologists, those interested in cultural geography and history of human-animal relations, and ecologists and environmentalists.
  • The book will have a strong appeal for the general audience in history who are interested to know about hunting and conservation with reference to wildlife and British rule in India.
  • This book offers an enriching opening on the history of big- game hunting and conservation in India in relation to British administration and governance.

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