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Carpet Sahib: A Life of Jim Corbett


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Jim Corbett's classic stories of hunting the man-eating tigers of India have thrilled generations of readers and made him famous world-wide. Born in India in 1875, Corbett was at home in the jungles from an early age, killing his first leopard when he was only eight. Tigers were his most sought after prey but, in time, he began to turn toward conservation. From the mid-1920s he stopped shooting tigers for sport, only killing the man-eaters that plagued many Indian villages. In 1936 Corbett was instrumental in creating India ...

Carpet Sahib: A Life of Jim Corbett 1991, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192828590

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