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Man-eaters of Kumaon

Jim Corbett

Man-eaters of Kumaon

by Jim Corbett

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1946.

Statementillustrated by Raymond Sheppard.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21156231M
ISBN 100192730185

An avid photographer, Corbett's books, particularly Man-eaters of Kumaon and Jungle Lore achieved international critical acclaim and earned global recognition. As a conservationist, Corbett was instrumental in speading awareness and drawing up programmes for the protection of India's wildlife/5(). Man Eaters of Kumaon is the best known of Corbett's books, one which offers ten fascinating and spine-tingling tales of pursuing and shooting tigers in the Indian Himalayas during the early years of this century. The stories also offer first-hand information about the exotic flora, fauna, and village life in this obscure and treacherous region /5().

There are many editions of man eaters of kumaon in the market, but I am writing about the one published by merlin unwin books.I bought it and the book is simply awsome. It contains all lovely black & white illustrations by Raymond s are simply intrigruing and when accompanied by such illustration are just irresistable/5(31).   The Natural World - The Man Eaters of Kumaon ().

Man Eaters of Kumaon is the best known of Corbett's books, one which offers ten fascinating and spine-tingling tales of pursuing and shooting tigers in the Indian Himalayas during the early years of this century. The stories also offer first-hand information about the exotic flora, fauna, and village life in this obscure and treacherous region. Man-eaters of Kumaon is the classic hunting book. Jim Corbett?s vivid narrative makes one feel as if walking next to him as he treks in the Himalayan foothills, or feel the nervous tension as he pulls the trigger after months of relentless pursuit.5/5(3).


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Man-Eaters of Kumaon is a collection of incidents documented by Corbett himself during the twenties and thirties in the Himalayan foothills.

Tigers are not natural predators of man. They turn man eaters because of injuries, loss of habitat, hunger and a variety The fact that struck me when I was a few pages into this book was how well Jim /5.

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The Rudraprayag Leopard one is a single story about the author tracking this single leopard. Kumaon Man Eaters, however, is a /5(). Vintage Man Eaters Of Kumaon HC Book DJ First Edition Jim Corbett.

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If you, dear reader, are likely to feel horrified at the thought of the beautiful big cats shot by Corbett – who later became one of the first animal conservationists in India – then refrain from further reading. In the book, Corbett includes the stories of killing man-eaters in Champawat, Chowgarh, Powalgarh, Mohan, Kanda, Pipal and Thak.

Man-Eaters of Kumoan contains an author's note, nine chapters and a glossary full of Kumaon jargon. The author's note explains why and how tigers become man-eaters and the reason that Corbett has to kill them.

Man-Eaters of Kumaon is a book written by hunter-naturalist Jim Corbett. It details the experiences that Corbett had in the Kumaon region of India from the s to the s while hunting man-eating Bengal tigers and Indian leopards.

Arguably the best-known of Jim Corbett's books, Man-eaters of Kumaon comprises ten stories, each of which details Corbett's encounters with various dangerous man-eaters in the Himalayan region.

With fascinating tales such as 'The Champawat Man-eater', in which Corbett recounts how he hunted down a tigress who had reportedly killed people in /5(15).

Man-Eaters of Kumaon is the best known of Colonel Corbett's books, and contains ten fascinating stories of tracking and shooting man-eaters in the Indian Himalayas during the early years of the last century.

The stories also contain incidental information on flora, fauna, and village life, making this book altogether delightful Edition: 2nd Edition. Man Eaters of Kumaon is the best known of Corbett's books, one which offers ten fascinating and spine-tingling tales of pursuing and shooting tigers in the Indian Himalayas during the early years of this century/5(K).

Publisher: Rupa Publications Language: English ISBN: Price: INR Pages: ‘Man-eaters of Kumaon‘ is undoubtedly the best book written by the revered tracker-turned-environmentalist, author and naturalist Jim Corbett is famous for his hunting of man-eating tigers and leopards in different places in the mountainous terrains of North India.

Before reading 'Man Eaters of Kumaon', i had read 'Man Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag', and i feel i should have reviewed that book with 5 Stars, and not 4.

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