Overview:Big Game Hunter: A Biography of Frederick Courtney Selous - 'He led a singularly adventurous and fascinating life, with just the right alternations between the wilderness and civilization.' Teddy Roosevelt, 1917This book tells the story of an adventurer, hunter and naturalist in late nineteenth-century Africa, who would inspire novelists such as Rider Haggard and Wilbur Smith. The book describes Selous' extraordinary adventures, which included elephant-hunting, diamond-prospecting and an early expedition to found Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in the European scramble for Africa. The book also examines Selous' relationships with other influential people of the time, including Robert Baden-Powell, Frederick Russell Burnham, Cecil Rhodes, King Lobengula of the Ndebele, and American President Teddy Roosevelt.In Big Game Hunter Norman Etherington paints a skilful portrait of a complex man who started as an elephant hunter but who eventually founded some of the first game reserves in Africa and was acclaimed by both the National History Museum and the Royal Geographical Society for his collections and discoveries.Selous, who was killed by a German sniper bullet in Tanganyika in the First World War, was one of the world's great adventurers.
This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725644-9780719808289. It was written by the following authors: Norman Etherington. Book Big Game Hunter: A Biography of Frederick Courtney Selous, which can be read online, published by the company: The Crowood Press Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Biography, Sports Books, Travel, True Stories, Maps. The book was published on 2016-06-13 00:00:00. It has 224 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight g. File for download Big Game Hunter: A Biography of Frederick Courtney Selous has PDF format and is called big-game-hunter-a-biography-of-frederick-courtney-selous.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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