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The hunting of the buffalo

Edward Douglas Branch

The hunting of the buffalo

by Edward Douglas Branch

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Published by D. Appleton and Company in New York, London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • American bison.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E. Douglas Branch ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSK297 .B7 1928
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, [1] p., 2 l., 239, [1] p.
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6724276M
    LC Control Number29002501
    OCLC/WorldCa1330531

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The Hunting of the Buffalo, originally published intells all about the marvelous and useful animal that once roamed the American gradual extermination is chronicled by E. Douglas Branch, who drew on rich materials, including Indian legends, old letters and diaries, and tales of frontier by: The Hunting of the Buffalo, originally published intells all about the marvelous and useful animal that once roamed the American plains.

Its gradual extermination is chronicled by E. Douglas Branch, who drew on rich materials, including Indian legends, old letters and diaries, and tales of The hunting of the buffalo book travelers. No one has ever written more memorably about the great herds, their habits and 4/5(1).

The Hunting of the Buffalo, originally published intells all about the marvelous and useful animal that once roamed the American gradual extermination is chronicled by E.

Douglas Branch, who drew on rich materials, including Indian legends, old letters and diaries, and tales of frontier travelers. From tales of hunting in Africa by Boddington, Hemingway, and Rurak, to discussions of hunting ethics and fair chase, to instructional books that can help you become a better hunter, to books full of wild game recipes developed by some of the best chefs in the business, I can virtually guarantee that there is a book for every hunter on this.

The Hunting of the Buffalo, originally published intells all about the marvelous and useful animal that once roamed the American plains. Its gradual extermination is chronicled by E. Douglas Branch, who drew on rich materials, including Indian legends, old letters and diaries, and tales of frontier travelers.

No one has ever written more. Branch published "The Hunting of the Buffalo" in He had the benefit of having his topic still within many living memories yet a vantage from an era largely removed from the politics and economics of the days of the Buffalo.

Branch was more a "chroncler" than a dry-data historian, and for that the reader should be thankful.5/5. About the Book The Hunting of the Buffalo, originally published intells all about the marvelous and useful animal that once roamed the American plains. Its gradual extermination is chronicled by E.

Douglas Branch, who drew on rich materials, including Indian legends, old letters and diaries, and tales of frontier travelers.

Bison hunting (hunting of the American bison, also commonly known as the American buffalo) was an activity fundamental to the economy and society of the Plains Indians peoples who inhabited the vast grasslands on the Interior Plains of North America, prior to the animal's near-extinction in the late nineteenth century following Euro-American expansion into the West.

Essentially, the book is about the author hunting a buffalo, but he mixes in the entire history of the buffalo and it's relationship to man. I liked the history parts, the hunting parts dragged a little (five or six chapters could be summed up by "I hiked around, shot a buffalo, was really cold, cut up the bu I wish I could mark this stars/5().

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The best months for hunting Buffalo are the dry autumn months, especially when the grass is short and water becomes scarcer. In areas where tracked and hunted on foot, the drier the conditions, the better. Hunting in the swamps of the Zambezi Delta of Mozambique and the Luangwa areas of Zambia may be unpleasantly hot in October and November.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Branch, Edward Douglas, Hunting of the buffalo. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, Books. American History. Click photo to enlarge.

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