Safari: A Chronicle of Adventure

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Viking, Jan 1, 1988 - Travel - 383 pages
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In fascinating and often amusing detail, Bull depicts both the hardships and the incongruous luxury of the classic safaris of the early 20th century and presents the legend of the great white hunter as seen by H. Rider Haggard, Hemingway, and Hollywood. 275 photos and illustrations, 75 in full color.

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Safari: a chronicle of adventure

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Bullƒ¯‚¿‚½s 1988 volume chronicles the history of the African safari from its 1830s origin, plus the ethics of hunting and modern conservationist concerns. The text profiles the great hunters ... Read full review

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Surprisingly extensive and well documented, with great illustrations, starting in 19C. Not primarily about "adventure," but about the politics of safari involving many luminaries from Teddy Roosevelt through Ernest Hemingway and Karen Blixen. Read full review


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Bull is a member of the Royal Geographic Society and the Explorers Club. He was educated at Harvard and Oxford. He has been a student of Africa for over 30 years. He is a lawyer.

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