OF A COWBOY-- By
This is the story of one cattle drive in 1889. It started in Matamoros,
Mexico and ended in Montana, possibly the longest cattel drive ever. J. Frank
Dobie has said the if all the cattle drive stories were destroyed, this one book
would tell you all you needed to know about cattle drives.
OF TEXAS- By J. Frank Dobie
OF TOM HORN, US GOVERNMENT SCOUT AND INTERPRETER
BEASTS AND THEIR WAYS: REMINISCENCES OF EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA, AND AMERICA
Sir Samuel White Baker
Baker tells how to hunt big game with big guns and lots
of raw nerve. He hunted in the Africa and Asia when they were unknown. He is a
classic illustration of what Teddy Roosevelt called the vigorous man. The book
talks mainly about big game hunting techniques, but the history of the evolution
of the first rifles is extremely well done and fascinating. You will be taken
to the Wayback Machine. Enlarge the book for easier reading. The icon to enlarge
is to the left of the arrows. If you like Samuel Baker's writing style, he wrote
a good number of books about his explorations of Cylon, Africa, the USA, and other
THEM HERE TO READ ONLINE
THE CAPE TO CAIRO
By EWART S. GROGAN AND ARTHUR H. SHARP
is the story of the first trip from Capetown, South Africa, to Cairo, Egypt in
CORBET AND THE MAN EATERS OF KUMAON (INDIA)
This is the
most powerful tiger hunting story known.
FIGHT TO CONQUER THE ENDS OF THE EARTH
The world's great
adventure: 1000 years of polar exploration including the heroic achievements of
Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd (1930)
An African adventure of a young man who went to Africa
in his youth and spent his life exploring and setting up trade locations for a
sponsoring company in the 1800s. You have to read online.
AND EXPLORATION OF EARLIEST AFRICAN ERA
LIONS OF TSAVO
A story of lions killing workers on the railway
works in 1895 in Kanya, and how John Henry Patterson hunted them down and killed
Exceptional story of a pioneer missionary who
spent his life in Uganda and prevailed in Christ.
HUNT IN KENYA
The story of the British operations to find and destroy
Mau Mau terrorists in the 1950s.
I, Steve Van Nattan, went to boarding school
in the middle of the Mau Mau territory.