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Octavo, (hardcover), gold cloth, gilt letters, v, 204 pp. Fine, in a price-clipped dust jacket with rubbing to spine and light edgewear. Illus. Plates. Ô...Professor Cloudsley-Thompson traces the history of man's impact on African animals from the Roman games, where they were put to fight men or other animals, to their display as a tourist attraction in the wider arena of a National Park. The book abounds with extracts of particular interest from the works of great hunters and early explorers and details the methods and causes which have depleted the great herds of animals which once roamed the plains of Africa...' Contents: The Impact of Man; Traditional African Hunting Methods; The Changing Scene; Firearms and Human Settlement; Behaviour and Migration; Reactions of Big Game to Man; Pachyderms; Carnivores; Ruminants and Reptiles; Game Conservation; Appendices; Bibligraphy; Index.
Title: Animal Twilight: Man and Game in Eastern Africa.
Location Published: London: G. T. Foulis & Co. Ltd., 1967.
Categories: African History
Seller ID: 4670s