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Chandi, M. Islands in peril: targeting Tillanchong, 2012. http://www.thehindu.com/features/magazine/ Islands-In-Peril-Targeting-Tillanchong/article 13375326.ece

Thorsten, G. Notes from the forest: engaging with a hunter’s world of materials, 2016. http://www. materialworldblog.com/2016/11/notes-from-the-forest-engaging-with-a-hunters-world-of-materials/

Saxena, A.K. Recreational hunting – should India allow trade of wildlife trophies? ‘Down to Earth’, 7 June 2016 http://www.downtoearth.org.in/news/recreational-hunting-should-india-allow-trade-of-wildlife-trophies–54241

Oommen, M.A. and K. Shanker. Hunting for solutions: on trophy hunting. ‘The Hindu’, 29 November 2017. http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/hunting-for-solutions-on-trophy-hunting/article 21040667.ece



Sikkidre Shikari, Illdidre Bhikari. Directed by Vinod Raja and Produced by Madhu Bhushan, 2017.

Wild Meat Trail. Directed by Rita Banerji and Shilpi Sharma, 2017.

Trophy. Directed by Christina Clusiau, Shaul Schwarz, 2017.

Hunting in Wartime. Directed by Samantha Farinella, 2017.

Fishing Palk Bay. Directed by Sara and Produced by Aarthi Sridhar, 2016.

The Race to Save the Amur Falcon. Shekar Dattatri, 2016.

Walking With Wolves. Senani Hegde and Joseph K. Raja Krupakar, 2015.

Jago: A Life Underwater. Directed and Produced by James Reed, 2015.

The Archipelago. Directed and Produced by Benjamin Huguet, 2015.

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga. Directed by Werner Herzog and Dmitry Vasyukov, 2010.

My Ancestors were Rogues and Murderers. Directed by Anne Troake, 2005.



Anderson, M.K. Tending the wild: native American knowledge and the management of California’s resources. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006.

Berkes, F. Sacred ecology (3rd edition). New York, NY: Routledge, 2012.

Brody, H. The other side of eden. Vancouver: Douglas and MacIntyre, 2001.

Bird-David, N. The giving environment: another perspective on the economic system of gatherer-hunters. ‘Current Anthropology’ 31(2): 1990: 189-196.

Bronner, S. Killing tradition: inside hunting and animal rights controversies. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008.

Brosius, P. Endangered forest, endangered people: environmentalist representations of indigenous knowledge. ‘Human Ecology’ 25(1): 1997: 47-69.

Camino, M., S. Cortez, A. Cerezo and M. Altrichter. Wildlife conservation, perceptions of different co-existing cultures. ‘International Journal of Conservation Science’ 7(1): 2016.

Colding, J. and C. Folke. Social taboos: ‘invisible’ systems of local resource management and biological conservation. ‘Ecological Applications’ 11(2): 2001: 584-600.

Frazer, J.G. The golden bough. Basingstoke: Macmillan Press, 1922.

Geertz, C. Local knowledge: further essays in interpretive anthropology. New York: Basic Books, 1983.

Goldman, M., P. Nadasdy and M.D. Turner, Knowing nature – conversations at the intersection of political ecology and science studies. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Greenough, P. Naturae ferae: wild animals in south Asia and the standard environmental narrative, in James C Scott and Nina Bhatt (eds.), Agrarian studies: synthetic work at the cutting edge. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

Hawkes, K. Why do men hunt? some benefits for risky choices, in Elizabeth Cashdan (ed.), Uncertainty in tribal and peasant economies. Boulder: Westview Press, 1990: 145-166.

Johannes, R.E. Words of the lagoon: fishing and marine lore in the Palau district of Micronesia. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.

Kerasote, T. Bloodties: nature, culture, and the hunt. New York: Random House, 1992.

Knight, J. Wildlife in Asia: cultural perspectives. London and New York: Routledge Curzon, 2004.

Knight, J. (ed.). Natural enemies: people-wildlife conflicts in anthropological perspective. London: Routledge, 2000.

Locke, P. Explorations in ethnoelephantology: social, historical, and ecological intersections between Asian elephants and humans. ‘Environment and Society’ 9: 2013: 79-97.

Lopez, B.H. Of wolves and men. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. 1978.

Maffi, L. and E. Woodley. Biocultural diversity conservation: a global source book. London: Earthscan, 2010.

Morner, C. and U. Olausson. Hunting the beast on YouTube: the framing of nature in social media. ‘Nordicom Review’ 38(1): 2017: 17-29.

Pandya, V. In the forest: visual and material worlds of Andamanese history (1858-2006). Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2009.

Parasher-Sen, A. Of tribes, hunters and barbarians: forest dwellers in the Mauryan period. ‘Studies in History’ 14: 1998:173-193.

Pardo, I. and G.B. Prato. The fox-hunting debate in the United Kingdom: a puritan legacy? ‘Human Ecology Review’ 12(2): 2005:143-156.

Ramnath, M. Woodsmoke and leafcups: autobiographical footnotes to the anthropology of the Durwa. Delhi: Harper Litmus, 2015.

Rangarajan, M. The raj and the natural world: the war against ‘dangerous beasts’ in colonial India. ‘Studies in History’ 14(2): 1998: 265-299.

Rappaport, R.A. Pigs for the ancestors: ritual in the ecology of a New Guinea people. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1968.

Rashkow, E. Making subaltern shikaris: histories of the hunted in colonial central India. ‘South Asian History and Culture’ 5(3): 2014: 292-313.

Reichel-Dolmatoff, G. Cosmology as ecological analysis. ‘Man’ 11(3): 1976: 307-318.

Scott, C. Science for the west, myth for the rest: the case of James Bay Cree knowledge construction, in L. Nader (ed.), Naked science: anthropological inquiry into boundaries, power, and knowledge. London: Routledge, 1996, 69-86.

Shepard, P. The tender carnivore and the sacred game. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1998.

Shepard, P. Coming home to the Pleistocene. Washington D.C.: Island Press, 1998.

Simoons, F.J. Eat not this flesh: food avoidances in the old world. Madison: The University of Wisconsin, 1961.

Singh, S.J. The Nicobar islands: cultural choices in the aftermath of the tsunami. Vienna: Czernin Verlag, 2006.

Skaria, A. Being jangli: the politics of wildness. ‘Studies in History’ 14: 1998: 193-217.

Velho, N., K.K. Karanth and W.F. Laurance. Hunting: a serious and understudied threat in India. ‘Biological Conservation’ 148(1): 2012: 210-215.

Wiessner, P. Hunting, healing and hxaro exchange: a long-term perspective on !Kung (Ju/’hoansi) large-game hunting. ‘Evolution and Human Behaviour’ 23: 2002: 407-436.

Zimmermann, F. The jungle and the aroma of meats: an ecological theme in Hindu medicine. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers, 1982.