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Author: Jim Corbett
ISBN: 0922724377
Subcategory: Anthropology
Pages 233 pages
Publisher Culler Publishing; First Thus edition (1990)
Category: Politics
Rating: 4.7
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by Jim Corbett


Man Eaters Of Kumaon. Jim Corbett would have been a great man if he had never written a word. Books on big-game hunting rank high among those of people who have seen and done, as well as theorised.

Man Eaters Of Kumaon. The work is not slowed down by a meticulous attention to detail, and explaining the pros and cons of the decisions he made, which might one day save a reader's life. But Jim Corbett's are undoubtedly the finest I know.

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 of India, making it as interesting a travelogue as it is a compelling look at a bygone era of big-game hunting.

Man-Eaters of Kumaon is a 1944 book written by hunter-naturalist Jim Corbett. It details the experiences that Corbett had in the Kumaon region of India from the 1900s to the 1930s, while hunting man-eating Bengal tigers and Indian leopards. One tiger, for example, was responsible for over 400 human deaths. Man-Eaters of Kumaon is the best known of Corbett's books and contains 10 stories of tracking and shooting man-eaters in the Indian Himalayas during the early years of the twentieth century

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Man-Eaters of Kumaon (Ox. Jim Corbett, who went alone to kill man eating tigers, some of which had killed up to 400 people tells a spine tingling story of the terror of the hill people when a man eater was loose, an uncanny affinity with the jungle, the animals who by their calls helped him accurately place the tiger, and his extensive knowledge of tigers who by.

Jim Corbett's name is already a household word in Kumaon; I hope that as a result of this bodk it will get still wider fame.

Kipling's Jungle Books were fiction, based on great knowledge of jungle life; Corbett's stories are fact, and fact is often stranger than fiction. Jim Corbett's name is already a household word in Kumaon; I hope that as a result of this bodk it will get still wider fame.

Man-Eaters of Kumaon book. Each man-eater became one for a reason, and each time Mr Corbett successfully completed a hunt, he would make sure to find that reason, further proving that tigers are not merciless or bloodthirsty, but instead hunt people out of desperation or lack of alternatives. Some of the stories are hair-raising, too; imagine running from a tiger only to stumble on, and wake, a sleeping bear!

Stills from Jim Corbett's 16mm film shot in the winter of 1938.

Stills from Jim Corbett's 16mm film shot in the winter of 1938. No matter how clear 16-mm. films may appear when projected they do not make good enlargements.

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Man-eaters of Kumaon. The presence of a man-eating tiger in the Indian province of Naini Tal spread fear and panic throughout the impoverished rural community. This tigress had already killed 434 villagers by the time Jim Corbett was approached. 253 Pages · 1993 · 1. 7 MB · 180 Downloads ·English

Man-Eaters of Kumaon. 7 MB · 180 Downloads ·English. When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know Man Eaters of Kumaon is the best known of Corbett's books, one which o.Man-Eaters of Kumaon. npHESE jungle stories by Jim Corbett merit as much popularity. Man eater of Malgudi – RK Narayan. 136 Pages·2006·738 KB·1,948 Downloads.

No Dust Jacket. #934 of 1500 copies. Former owner's name on ffep.
Daigrel
I knew this book was old and didn't quite know what to expect. From the first sentence to the last it captivated and held me on the edge of my chair. Super book about an incredible man who has super-human courage. I was amazed at the ferocious habits of these tigers and how terrifying life is for the people of India living with these animals in their midst. The writing is superb and so vivid, it seems like you are right there as the events unfold. I am sharing this book with many of my friends and they are equally impressed. I would have liked to have met Col. Corbett and have the very great opportunity to hear his stories. Incredible life and novel.
Tejora
This is a real page turner, a book that grips you from the very first page. the writing is excellent and as other reviewers have pointed out, you feel you are right there on a tiger hunt. Man eaters, both Tigers and Leopards, something people even today must deal with in rural India. A simple task like getting some water from a nearby stream is a daunting task wrought with unspeakable danger, the horror of tiger kills on poor villagers, trying to eke out a life farming and food gathering. You will never think about remote rural areas again the same way, you will be thankful to be so blessed as to have running water and sewer lines, the basics of life in the West that we take for granted. Getting mugged on a city street is nothing compared to a supreme predator with fangs and massive claws that can kill with a single blow. Can't imagine anything more horrific than suddenly facing a 500 to 700+lb tiger on your path, coming out silently from the brush. And hungry. What causes them to turn to human flesh is widely discussed
Wiliniett
Jim Corbett, who went alone to kill man eating tigers, some of which had killed up to 400 people tells a spine tingling story of the terror of the hill people when a man eater was loose, an uncanny affinity with the jungle, the animals who by their calls helped him accurately place the tiger, and his extensive knowledge of tigers who by their preference for human flesh, usually due to injury, had also learned the techniques and ways of man.
Some of the duels lasted for months, and on many occasions he was lucky to escape with his life.
Unnis
I was unable to read more than about 20 pages, before I got SO DISGUSTED with the misspellings, faulty transcription, dropped words or sentences (partial or complete), duplicated sentences, etc. that I refused to read further. I have READ many of Corbett's books and/or anthologies and this particular transcription is not up to any reasonable standard of accuracy as it relates to the original stories as I recall them.

I don't know who is doing the transcriptions/copying to e-book format, but clearly, they are only minimally competent, and seem to have a very poor grasp of the English language in whatever iteration; either that, or they have a LOUSY program which they use to do this.

Falls well short of Amazon's usual standards.
Justie
The way I see this book is as an adventure novel. Granted it does describe the killing of tigers (along with other large cats) but nowhere did I ever get the impression that Corbett was killing to satisfy some bloodlust or to achieve fame. As I have defended the book, Corbett had a job to deal with tigers who presented a danger to humans. The tigers here tended to go for humans primarily because of illness or old age. These are adventure stories and the descriptions of the people and the landscape are colorful and wonderful.
Anasius
A WONDERFUL book! In addition to these true, first-hand, spine-tingling stories that are provided by this well-known naturalist/author ..and the beloved of the Indian hill-folk, tiger hunter ..Col. James Corbett takes the reader back into the early 20th century and the remaining days of the Raj to see a rural, more-simple India and it's people. One experiences life and death through his eyes as the reader walks with him on jungle-pathways, barely-discernible animal paths in the head-high 'tall grass'..or meanders along ancient bullock-cart paths into-and-through the tiny remote villages that dotted the northern hills of the old Kumaon District, at the foot of the Himalayas. He loved the animals and respected them ..ALL, especially his much-loved Bengal Tigers, some of which, however ...the occasional-but-deadly 'maneaters', he was called upon to destroy in order to preserve the lives of the defenseless hill-folk.
Diredefender
One of the best books I’ve ever read. Comprised of many short stories written in a simple yet highly descriptive style that’s invokes a movie in your mind. You feel like you’re there! Everyone should know about Jim Corbett, the great hunter, conservationist, humanitarian and writer. And he hunted hunted alone and, only for maneaters, not trophies. Highly recommended!!! Surely will keep your interest and raise the hair on the back of your neck.
If you are interested in period pieces surrounding true events and real conditions, this would be a good book to read. The author tells the story in first person, about the difficulties in ridding the countryside of man-eaters, specifically tigers. It's a dangerous job, done for other than 'hunting' reasons, will little reward. I enjoyed the narrative for it's realism and straightforward approach to solving a very real problem for the rural people in the areas affected.