Item description for Outdoor Pastimes Of An American Hunter by Theodore Roosevelt...
1925. Theodore Roosevelt was more than just the 26th president of the United States. He was a writer, historian, explorer, big-game hunter, soldier, conservationist, ranchman and Nobel Peace Prize winner. In the Rough Riders, Roosevelt has written accounts of his various hunting trips. Contents: With the Cougar Hounds; A Colorado Bear Hunt; Wolf-Coursing; Hunting in the Cattle Country; the Prongbuck; A Shot at a Mountain Sheep; The Whitetail Deer; The Mule-Deer or Rocky Mountain Blacktail; The Wapiti or Round-Horned Elk; Wilderness Reserves; The Yellowstone Park; Books on Big Game; and At Home. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.8" Width: 4.8" Height: 1.2" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Mar 30, 2004
Publisher Ross & Perry,
ISBN 1931839611 ISBN13 9781931839617
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More About Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 (a date celebrated each year by the U.S. Navy as Navy Day), and became the twenty-sixth president of the United States. He was a naturalist, writer, historian, and soldier. He died in 1919. Caleb Carr is the bestselling author of the novels The Alienist and The Angel of Darkness, as well as a critically acclaimed biography of an American mercenary, The Devil Soldier. He writes frequently on military history for The New York Times and MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History, where he is a contributing editor.
Theodore Roosevelt was born in 1858 and died in 1919.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Outdoor Pastimes Of An American Hunter?
Fascinating Read Oct 28, 2002
This book is definitely worthwhile for anyone interested in hunting, conservation, or just American history. Roosevelt was an astute observer of animal habits and habitat. He was concerned with wildlife conservation long before it was popular. You get a real sense of what a hunting trip was like back in the late 1890s.
What's more, he's not a half-bad writer. Unlike all of the modern politicians who "write" books--but actually just give some notes to a ghost writer who then does all of the real writing--Teddy actually wrote this book himself.
Outdoor Pastimes of and American Hunter Dec 24, 1999
I have a copy of this original work, it is still as exciting now as when it was printed (1905). The chapter of wolf and coyote coursing alone is worth the price of the book. Read of the man who caught wolves and coyotes with his bare hands (ok he wore a glove). The hunts for sheep and goats in the Rocky Mts. as well as the chase of the deer in th badlands are all brought to life. Roosevelt was a keen sportsman and naturalist, he provides us a look at the American west at the turn of the century. I recommend this book for anyone who wants to know what hunting in the old west was like.