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Hunters-Turned-Conservationists: Jim Corbett and Colonel Burton

Vijaya Ramadas Mandala

in Shooting a Tiger: Big-Game Hunting and Conservation in Colonial India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489381
eISBN:
9780199096619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489381.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

The final chapter locates the careers of two prominent hunters-turned-conservationists—Jim Corbett and Richard Burton—within the essential paradox of hunting and conservation in colonial India. In ... More


Man-Eaters of Kumaon and Jim Corbett’s Jungle Idiom

Alan Johnson

in Out of Bounds: Anglo-Indian Literature and the Geography of Displacement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834838
eISBN:
9780824871529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834838.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter locates the place of hunting in the colonial imaginary and explores how Jim Corbett's popular tiger-hunting tales, especially the best-selling collection Man-Eaters of Kumaon, complicate ... More


Sanctuary Old and New: The Biblical Tradition of Radical Hospitality

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter two further examines the biblical tradition of radical hospitality that has been inspiring religious activists at the U.S.–Mexico border. It looks at the Sanctuary Movement of the 1980s and ... More


Shooting a Tiger: Big-Game Hunting and Conservation in Colonial India

Vijaya Ramadas Mandala

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489381
eISBN:
9780199096619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489381.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The main contention of Shooting a Tiger is that hunting during the colonial period was not merely a recreational activity, but a practice intimately connected with imperial governance. The book ... More


Out of Bounds: Anglo-Indian Literature and the Geography of Displacement

Alan Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834838
eISBN:
9780824871529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834838.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book focuses on the crucial role that conceptions of iconic colonial Indian spaces—jungles, cantonments, cities, hill stations, bazaars, clubs—played in the literary and social production of ... More


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