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The Fair Chase

Author: Philip Dray
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1541616731
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An award-winning historian tells the story of hunting in America, showing how this sport has shaped our national identity. From Daniel Boone to Teddy Roosevelt, hunting is one of America's most sacred-but also most fraught-traditions. It was promoted in the 19th century as a way to reconnect "soft" urban Americans with nature and to the legacy of the country's pathfinding heroes. Fair chase, a hunting code of ethics emphasizing fairness, rugged independence, and restraint towards wildlife, emerged as a worldview and gave birth to the conservation movement. But the sport's popularity also caused class, ethnic, and racial divisions, and stirred debate about the treatment of Native Americans and the role of hunting in preparing young men for war. This sweeping and balanced book offers a definitive account of hunting in America. It is essential reading for anyone interested in the evolution of our nation's foundational myths.

Fair Chase In North America

Author: Craig Boddington
Publisher: Boone and Crockett Club
ISBN: 0940864479
Size: 76.44 MB
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A collection of North American big game hunting adventures written by one of today's most popular outdoor writers.

Fair Chase And Other Tales

Author: Larry Roper
Publisher: Big Mac Publishers
ISBN: 1937355055
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Fair Chase and Other Tales is a very unique book in the wonderful field of families and adventure stories. Many books are about grizzly attacks and the like, but this book is amazing in its variety. Crazy bear stories, yes, but also tales about muskrats, weasels, doll sheep, Native's sacred hunting grounds, bucks in a death struggle with each other, lost wife in the wilderness, kids coming of age and all-in-all a terrific assortment about a family finding its way and each other in the wild. It has opened to some rave reviews by old and young alike. One review begins, "I couldn't put the book down, Josh couldn't either" The same will be true of you. The homespun style is compelling and honest. -------- Publisher

The New Age Hunter

Author: Anthony Mauro, Sr.
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595323162
Size: 50.69 MB
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The New Age Hunter is a provocative and captivating account of the pivotal role hunters play as guardians of healthy and balanced wildlife populations in the 21st century. Author Anthony P. Mauro, Sr., brilliantly exposes the consequences of present-day falsehoods and prejudices about hunting and clearly outlines a perspective that ushers in an era of renewed appreciation and understanding of the fundamental assistance hunters provide to conservation efforts the world over. The New Age Hunter makes use of important facts and figures from government agencies, private organizations, and renown experts for supporting its bold insights, which cover a wide range of topics that include: · Stories of hunting No. American and African game · Why man hunts in the current millennia · How hunting adds to America's character · The hunter as conservationist and wildlife manager · How hunting supports a healthy ecosystem · Hunting ethics and "Fair Chase" · The outlook for hunting's future The New Age Hunter contains all the information ever needed for sweeping knowledge of the hunter's eminent contribution to conserving the world's natural resources-and is perhaps the one source the "anti-hunters" hope is never read! "The New Age Hunter is a bold and masterfully written book of the critical need for hunting and the hunter in the twenty-first century I've never read anything like it!" -David Selman, President, Tracker Outdoors "If you are a hunter intent on preserving your way of life, a conservationist, a student looking for truthful answers, or a non-hunter with a desire to understand the hunter's unwavering mindset, The New Age Hunter by Anthony Mauro is a worthy read." -Jeff H. Johnston, American Hunter magazine

Eating Earth

Author: Lisa Kemmerer
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 019939184X
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Contemporary environmental activists and the animal-rights community are more often than not considered separate movements, despite similar goals and attitudes toward desired change in the world. A fundamental distinction is seen in the environmentalist's broad focus on an entire species, whereas animal rights activists tend to think more about the behavior of select groups of people. Thus far, uniting these two movements has proven difficult, despite their sharing of many of the same ideological sentiments. In Eating Earth, Lisa Kemmerer reveals a potential place of common ground for the environmental and animal-rights movements: human dietary choice. The book links environmentalism with animal-rights thinkers, by exploring the many ways that mass consumption of animal products by people is harmful to the environment. The book argues that rather than choosing to pursue separate agendas, a joint promotion of vegetarianism and veganism could lead to targeted results for bothgroups. Kemmerer discusses the harmful toll that the hunting and fishing industries take on ecosystems, and addresses how modern agriculture's treatment of animals is both unethical and environmentally unsustainable. Chapter topics also include movements and ideas like ecofeminism and human-population control, and their intersections with environmentalism. A brief but poignant examination of what human beings consume, Eating Earth shows that the issue of dietary choice deserves to be considered in a new environmental light.

Beyond Fair Chase

Author: Jim Posewitz
Publisher: FalconGuides
ISBN: 9780762788514
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Beyond Fair Chase is for anyone concerned about the future of hunting. In simple but powerful text, it describes the ethical way to hunt, from preparation to shooting to care after the shot. Never before have so many issues been linked together in an ethical context.

Fair Chase

Author: Rahul Chadha
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FAIR CHASE is an experimental ethnographic film examining hunting in the Northeast United States. It documents various aspects of hunting—the ritualistic preparation that precedes the hunt, the actual hunt itself, and the post-kill butchering of animals—using an observational style influenced by the direct cinema movement.

Records Of North American Big Game

Author: Boone and Crockett Club
Publisher: Boone and Crockett Club
ISBN: 9780940864511
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This is the one collectors of big game hunting books have been waiting for! Records of North American Big Game is a one-of-a-kind big game records book that lives up to its longstanding reputation as "The Book" of native North American big game trophies. In its twelfth edition since the original book was published nearly seventy-five years ago, this latest edition has over 800-pages filled with valuable information for today''s hunters, outdoorsmen, and game managers. A total of thirty-eight different categories of North American big game are recognized and, as a testament to the success of today''s conservation and big game management efforts, a record-setting twelve new World''s Records are featured in this edition. Photographs and the stories behind these new World''s Records are included along with the photographs and stories about the other twenty-six World''s Records that the Club currently recognizes. New to this edition is a focus on showing as many of top-scoring trophies dating back to 1932 as possible. We''ve raided the Club''s records-keeping archives and found hundreds of photographs of top-scoring trophies that haven''t been published for decades. Before each category''s trophy list, readers will be delighted to view these photographs from history and track their individual measurements in the listings that follow. The Boone and Crockett Club has also put together an image-packed CD-ROM that includes desktop pictures featuring the top trophies, screen savers, downloadable score charts and more. Along with the detailed listing of over 22,000 trophies ranked by their all-time scores, this book also includes eight chapters by some of today''s most popular outdoor writers including Bob Robb, Gordon Whittington, Wayne Van Zwoll, and Jim Shockey. Hunters who pick up this book will enjoy reading about memorable hunting experiences, why and how antlers grow, along with chapters about the Sagamore Hill Award (the highest award given by B&C), the National Collection of Heads and Horns, and more. Records of North American Big Game is much more than a book of records-keeping statistics, it is a history book of big game animals in North America. Informative chapters, hunting stories, and hundreds of portrait and field photographs make this book an exceptional resource for hunters and sportsmen and provides hours of reading enjoyment.

Fair Chase

Author: Andy Lyver
ISBN: 9781877256639
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"When Andy Lyver married into a prominent hunting family in the Hawke's Bay she had a choice -- beat 'em or join 'em. It wasn't a hard decision. She'd grown up enjoying the outdoors and the freedom that life in the country offered a girl, but hunting had been something the men did. With the guidance of Maco, her unflappable mate, she discovered a whole new world that satisfies her appetite for adventure, scrapes and challenges"--Back cover.