My Kumaon: Uncollected Writings

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Hunter, naturalist, and conservationist, Jim Corbett is famous for slaying man-eating tigers and leopards in the Kumaon region of northern India. Frequently appealed to by the government of the United Provinces during the 1920s and the 1930s for help, Corbett is known to have shot nineteen tigers and fourteen leopards-all man-eaters. Corbett was encouraged to write about his hunting experiences by Roy E. Hawkins, manager of the Indian Branch of the Oxford University Press and a personal friend.

An integral part of OUP India's centenary celebrations, this volume includes Jim Corbett's unpublished writings on man-eaters, nature, and his beloved Kumaon, personal letters, articles written for newspapers and gazettes by his contemporaries, and letters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. It highlights Corbett's engagement with the times in which he lived, his complete empathy with the people of Kumaon, his great understanding of tigers and leopards, and also the gradual development of his ideas about conservation and the need to preserve the tiger and its habitat. Chronicling the history of his bestselling books (Man-Eaters of Kumaon, The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag, and My India) and supported by rare photographs and evocative line drawings, this volume reflects the evolution of his writing as well as his long relationship with the Press.

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Jim Corbett (1875-1855), well-known hunter, naturalist, conservationist, is the author of six books, including Man-Eaters of Kumaon (1944), The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag (1947), and My India (1952).

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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. First Edition. Hunter, naturalist, and conservationist, Jim Corbett is famous for slaying man-eating tigers and leopards in the Kumaon region of northern India. Frequently appealed to by the government of the United Provinces during the 1920s and the 1930s for help, Corbett is known to have shot nineteen tigers and fourteen leopards - all man-eaters. Corbett was encouraged to write about his hunting experiences by Roy E. Hawkins, manager of the Indian Branch of the Oxford University Press and a personal friend. An integral part of OUP India's centenary celebrations, this volume 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. It highlights Corbett's engagement with the times in which he lived, his complete empathy with the people of Kumaon, his great understanding of tigers and leopards, and also the gradual development of his ideas about conservation and the need to preserve the tiger and its habitat. Chronicling the history of his bestselling books (Man-Eaters of Kumaon, The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag, and My India) and supported by rare photographs and evocative line drawings, this volume reflects the evolution of his writing as well as his long relationship with the Press. Key Features Jim Corbett, bestselling author of tiger stories and well-known hunter, naturalist, and conservationist. Corbett's unpublished writings and personal letters and articles written for newspapers and gazettes by his contemporaries. Letters exchanged between Corbett and his publisher. Line drawings and a special B/W photo section. Table Of Contents Publisher's Note Timeline Preface: 'How I Came to Write . Lord Hailey: A Life Well Lived: An Introduction to Jim Corbett Section One: The Unpublished Corbett - The Night Jar's Egg 'One of Us' From My Jungle Camp The Rudraprayag Letters Corbett on The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag The Making of Corbett's My India: Correspondence with his Editors 'Shooting' Tigers: Corbett and the Camera Wildlife in the Village: An Environmental Appeal An Englishman in India Life in Kenya Section Two: Corbett and His Audience - 'The Artlessness of his Art' The Man Revealed: Corbett in his Writings The Universal Appeal of Jim Corbett: Letters and Reviews Deliverance for Rudraprayag: Reactions to the Slaying of the Man-eating Leopard by Corbett Corbett's Influence: Man-Eaters of Kumaon and the Chhindwara Court Case Epigraph. Printed Pages: 142. Size: 14 x 22 Cm. Codice libro della libreria 037454

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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. First Edition. Hunter, naturalist, and conservationist, Jim Corbett is famous for slaying man-eating tigers and leopards in the Kumaon region of northern India. Frequently appealed to by the government of the United Provinces during the 1920s and the 1930s for help, Corbett is known to have shot nineteen tigers and fourteen leopards - all man-eaters. Corbett was encouraged to write about his hunting experiences by Roy E. Hawkins, manager of the Indian Branch of the Oxford University Press and a personal friend. An integral part of OUP India's centenary celebrations, this volume 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. It highlights Corbett's engagement with the times in which he lived, his complete empathy with the people of Kumaon, his great understanding of tigers and leopards, and also the gradual development of his ideas about conservation and the need to preserve the tiger and its habitat. Chronicling the history of his bestselling books (Man-Eaters of Kumaon, The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag, and My India) and supported by rare photographs and evocative line drawings, this volume reflects the evolution of his writing as well as his long relationship with the Press. Key Features Jim Corbett, bestselling author of tiger stories and well-known hunter, naturalist, and conservationist. Corbett's unpublished writings and personal letters and articles written for newspapers and gazettes by his contemporaries. Letters exchanged between Corbett and his publisher. Line drawings and a special B/W photo section. Table Of Contents Publisher's Note Timeline Preface: 'How I Came to Write . Lord Hailey: A Life Well Lived: An Introduction to Jim Corbett Section One: The Unpublished Corbett - The Night Jar's Egg 'One of Us' From My Jungle Camp The Rudraprayag Letters Corbett on The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag The Making of Corbett's My India: Correspondence with his Editors 'Shooting' Tigers: Corbett and the Camera Wildlife in the Village: An Environmental Appeal An Englishman in India Life in Kenya Section Two: Corbett and His Audience - 'The Artlessness of his Art' The Man Revealed: Corbett in his Writings The Universal Appeal of Jim Corbett: Letters and Reviews Deliverance for Rudraprayag: Reactions to the Slaying of the Man-eating Leopard by Corbett Corbett's Influence: Man-Eaters of Kumaon and the Chhindwara Court Case Epigraph Printed Pages: 142. Size: 14 Cms x 21.5 Cms. Codice libro della libreria 037702

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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2012. Softcover. Condizione libro: New. First edition. This collection includes Jim Corbett’s unpublished writings on maneaters, 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. Printed Pages: 224. Codice libro della libreria 49682

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