By the turn of the 20th century, East African hunting safaris became a fashionable pursuit among members of the privileged classes, paricularly in Britain and the United States. The completion of the Uganda Railway in 1901 provided easier access to the interior highlands of British East Africa (now Kenya), where large game, especially elephants, lions, buffalo and rhinoceros, were plentiful. The white hunter served these paying customers as guide, teacher, and protecter. It was in Kenya in the early 20th century that the ...

Hunters 2013, Schilt Publishing

ISBN-13: 9789053307786