This book extends our understanding of hunting in colonial India in a number of significant ways. It tells the reader about the essential link between shikar and governance. An enormous amount of research has gone into this book, and in that it advances the study of hunting and empire, together with the conservation aftermath, in very significant ways.
Vijaya Ramadas Mandala, Assistant Professor in History, University of Hyderabad, India
Vijayaramadas Mandala teaches history at the University of Hyderabad, India.