(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2009)

Document title

After the "king of beasts " : Samuel Baker and the embodied historical geographies of elephant hunting in mid-nineteenth-century Ceylon

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

LORIMER J. (1) ; WHATMORE S. (2) ;
(1) Dept. of Geography, King's College, London, ROYAUME-UNI
(2) School of Geography, Univ. Centre for the Environment, Oxford, ROYAUME-UNI


The paper focuses on the exploits of S. Baker and some of his contemporaries. It critically engages with existing work on hunting and colonial natural history by examining interwoven human and nonhuman experiences, exploring elephant hunting as a collection of embodied and co-evolutionary processes with complex material histories


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 2009, vol. 35, no4 [pp. 668-689]

Collation : 4 fig.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 19070

Digital Object Identifier

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