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by Greg Gillespie

eBook Hunting for Empire: Narratives of Sport in Rupert's Land, 1840-70 (Nature/History/Society) epub
  • ISBN: 0774813547
  • Author: Greg Gillespie
  • Genre: History
  • Subcategory: Americas
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: UBC Press (October 19, 2007)
  • Pages: 176 pages
  • ePUB size: 1273 kb
  • FB2 size 1591 kb
  • Formats mobi doc lrf mbr


Hunting for Empire offers a fresh cultural history of sport and imperialism. Greg Gillespie is an assistant professor in the Department of Communications, Popular Culture, and Film at Brock University.

Hunting for Empire offers a fresh cultural history of sport and imperialism. Greg Gillespie integrates critical perspectives from cultural studies, literary criticism, and cultural geography to analyze the themes of authorship, sport, science, and nature. In doing so he produces a unique theoretical lens through which to study nineteenth-century British big-game hunting and exploration narratives from the western interior of Rupert's Land.

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Hunting for Empire book. Hunting for Empire writes sport hunting into Canadian scholarship and provides a starting point for further study. Hunting for Empire offers a cultural history of sport and imperialism as revealed through 19th-century British big-game hunting and explorat/ Hunting Despite Canada's vast wilderness and outdoor heritage, the history of sport hunting remains at the periphery of academic thought.

Finally, Gillespie argues that sport-hunting narratives set in Rupert’s Land .

Finally, Gillespie argues that sport-hunting narratives set in Rupert’s Land continually evoked British landscape conventions, such as the sublime or the picturesque, as a means to assert ownership and control over the distant corners of the empire. The book is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of sport, westward expansion in Canada, landscape aesthetics in the Prairies and the Rocky Mountains, and the application of British imperial thought in Canada.

From slave narratives to the Civil War, and from country music to Southern sport, this Companion is the definitive guide to the literature and culture of the American South. Includes discussion of the visual arts, music, society, history, and politics in the region Combines treatment of major literary works and historical events with a survey of broader themes, movements and issues Explores the.

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According to a Cree tradition recounted by Métis guides accompanying the North West Mounted Police in 1874, sometime around 1840 a band of Cree . Hunting for Empire: Narratives of Sport in Rupert's Land, 1840-70. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

According to a Cree tradition recounted by Métis guides accompanying the North West Mounted Police in 1874, sometime around 1840 a band of Cree hunters followed a herd of bison into Blackfoot territory and made camp near the lake. Blackfoot scouts discovered this band and attacked. Although the Cree were able to defend themselves, they anticipated an attack by a larger Blackfoot war party the next morning. p. 3. ISBN 9780774813549. "Beaches and Lakes Haven For Summer".

Hunting for Empire offers a fresh cultural history of sportand imperialism. Greg Gillespie integrates critical perspectives fromcultural studies, literary criticism, and cultural geography to analyzethe themes of authorship, sport, science, and nature. In doing so heproduces a unique theoretical lens through which to ury British big-game hunting and exploration narrativesfrom the western interior of Rupert’s Land.

Greg Gillespie, Hunting for Empire: Narratives of Sport in Rupert’s Land, 1840–70 (Vancouver: University of. .

Greg Gillespie, Hunting for Empire: Narratives of Sport in Rupert’s Land, 1840–70 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2007). John Jarvis Bisset, Sport and War; Or, Recollections of Fighting and Hunting in South Africa from the Years 1834 to 1867 (London: John Murray, 1875), 180–259; ‘South African Big Game Shooting’, Classified Advertisement, Field, 4 January 1890, i; Dixon Hotel, advertisement, in James A. Nicolls and William Eglington, The Sportsman in South Africa (London: British and Colonial Publications and Simpkin

Despite Canada’s vast wilderness and outdoor heritage, the history of sport hunting remains at the periphery of academic thought. Hunting for Empire writes sport hunting into Canadian scholarship and provides a starting point for further study.Hunting for Empire offers a cultural history of sport and imperialism as revealed through 19th-century British big-game hunting and exploration narratives from the western interior of Rupert’s Land. Greg Gillespie integrates critical perspectives from cultural history, cultural studies, literary criticism, and cultural geography to analyze the themes of authorship, sport, science, and nature. Blending these interdisciplinary perspectives, he produces a unique theoretical lens to study narratives of early imperial sport hunting that prevailed before the rise of western Canada’s hunting tourism industry in the late 19th century.Sharply written and evocatively illustrated, Hunting for Empire will appeal to students and scholars of culture, sport, geography, and history, and to general readers interested in stories of hunting, empire, and the Canadian wilderness.
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