Man-eaters of Kumaon

Author: Jim Corbett

Publisher: Oxford India Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780195622553

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 214

View: 8433

The author describes his experiences killing man-eating tigers of the Indian Himalayas in the 1920s and 1930s, explaining why some tigers become man-eaters and including details on the local flora, fauna, and village life.

Vom glücklichen Leben

Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca (Philosophus),Fritz-Heiner Mutschler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783150106907

Category:

Page: 92

View: 3389

The Oxford India Illustrated Corbett

Author: Jim Corbett,Prashanto Kumar Nayak

Publisher: Oxford India Collection (Paper

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 306

View: 357

This is a richly illustrated anthology of the great hunter and conservationist's best writing, selected from his many popular works. The collection is meant to represent all phases of the great tiger hunter's life and adventures.

Bombay

Maximum city

Author: Suketu Mehta,Anne Emmert

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783866157880

Category:

Page: 758

View: 1767

My Kumaon

Uncollected Writings

Author: Jim Corbett

Publisher: OUP India

ISBN: 0198082894

Category: Science

Page: 224

View: 8456

This collection includes Jim Corbett's unpublished writings on man-eaters, nature, and his beloved Kumaon, personal letters, articles written for newspapers and gazettes by his contemporaries, and letters exchanged between Corbett and his publisher showcasing the development of his bestselling books-all from the archives of the Oxford University Press.

"You Gotta BE the Book"

Teaching Engaged and Reflective Reading with Adolescents, Third Edition

Author: Jeffrey D. Wilhelm

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807757985

Category: Education

Page: 292

View: 3182

This award-winning book continues to resonate with teachers and inspire their teaching because it focuses on the joy of reading and how it can engage and even transform readers. In a time of next generation standards that emphasize higher-order strategies, text complexity, and the reading of nonfiction, "You Gotta BE the Book" continues to help teachers meet new challenges including those of increasing cultural diversity. At the core of Wilhelm's foundational text is an in-depth account of what highly motivated adolescent readers actually do when they read, and how to help struggling readers take on those same stances and strategies. His work offers a robust model teachers can use to prepare students for the demands of disciplinary understanding and for literacy in the real world. The Third Edition includes new commentaries and tips for using visual techniques, drama and action strategies, think-aloud protocols, and symbolic story representation/reading manipulatives. Book Features: A data-driven theory of literature and literary reading as engagement. A case for undertaking teacher research with students. An approach for using drama and visual art to support readers' comprehension. Guidance for assisting students in the use of higher-order strategies of reading (and writing) as required by next generation standards like the Common Core. Classroom interventions to help all students, especially reluctant ones, become successful readers.

The Jim Corbett Omnibus

Author: Jim Corbett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780195627626

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 588

View: 3161

Man-Eaters of Kumaon, The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag, and The Temple Tiger and More Man-Eaters of Kumaon, the three classic collections of Corbett's hunting stories, which vividly bring to life the drama and beauty of the jungle and its wildlife are here brought together in a single volume for the first time.

Shooting a Tiger

Big-Game Hunting and Conservation in Colonial India

Author: Vijaya Ramadas Mandala

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199096600

Category: Political Science

Page: 440

View: 7885

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.

Frei geboren

eine Löwin in zwei Welten : ein Bericht

Author: Joy Adamson,George Adamson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Animal behavior

Page: 236

View: 1942

A woman describes her experiences raising an orphaned lion cub intending that it eventually return to the jungle.

Der Elefantenflüsterer

Mein Leben mit den sanften Riesen und was sie mir beibrachten

Author: Anthony Lawrence,Graham Spence

Publisher: MVG Verlag

ISBN: 3864152283

Category: Fiction

Page: 440

View: 1900

Der bewegende Bericht vom preisgekrönten Umweltschützer Lawrence Anthony über seine Elefantenherde in der Wildnis Südafrikas. In Lawrence Anthonys Naturschutzreservat hatten fast hundert Jahre keine Elefanten mehr gelebt. Eines Tages erfuhr er von einer heimatlosen und bedrohten Herde, die er bei sich aufnahm. Er entwickelte eine enge Beziehung zu den sanften Riesen, die sein Leben für immer veränderten.

THE TIGER

Keeper of the Forest

Author: Syead Wahabuddin Nasir

Publisher: Notion Press

ISBN: 1642490865

Category: Nature

Page: 240

View: 8178

Get ready for an adrenalin-packed adventure across the tiger reserves of Madhya Pradesh, as the young author passionately trails the striped beauty in its natural habitat. The author’s vivid account of his encounters in the wilderness will magically transport you to the jungles of Central India. Out in the jungles, you are sure to hear the calls of the sambars and cheetals and feel the stealthy movements of the tigers and leopards waiting to prey upon their unsuspecting victims. Amidst all the action and thrill, you will also discover astonishing facts about the big cat and its unique behavior in the wild and understand the need to save our glorious tigers from vanishing into oblivion.

Jim Corbett's India

stories

Author: Jim Corbett,R. E. Hawkins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 250

View: 6709

The Struggle for Law

Author: Rudolf Von Jhering

Publisher: Trieste Publishing

ISBN: 9780649148721

Category: History

Page: 204

View: 625

Trieste Publishing has a massive catalogue of classic book titles. Our aim is to provide readers with the highest quality reproductions of fiction and non-fiction literature that has stood the test of time. The many thousands of books in our collection have been sourced from libraries and private collections around the world.The titles that Trieste Publishing has chosen to be part of the collection have been scanned to simulate the original. Our readers see the books the same way that their first readers did decades or a hundred or more years ago. Books from that period are often spoiled by imperfections that did not exist in the original. Imperfections could be in the form of blurred text, photographs, or missing pages. It is highly unlikely that this would occur with one of our books. Our extensive quality control ensures that the readers of Trieste Publishing's books will be delighted with their purchase. Our staff has thoroughly reviewed every page of all the books in the collection, repairing, or if necessary, rejecting titles that are not of the highest quality. This process ensures that the reader of one of Trieste Publishing's titles receives a volume that faithfully reproduces the original, and to the maximum degree possible, gives them the experience of owning the original work.We pride ourselves on not only creating a pathway to an extensive reservoir of books of the finest quality, but also providing value to every one of our readers. Generally, Trieste books are purchased singly - on demand, however they may also be purchased in bulk. Readers interested in bulk purchases are invited to contact us directly to enquire about our tailored bulk rates.

Provence

Author: Peter Mayle

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783724310587

Category:

Page: 200

View: 5447