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James Stevenson-Hamilton Books

James Stevenson-Hamilton (1867 - 1957) was originally from in Scotland. In 1902 after an army career, he became the first Game Warden of Sabie Nature Reserve which expanded to become the Kruger National Park. He was known by the African name 'Skukuza' meaning 'he who sweeps clean'.

James Stevenson-Hamilton
James Stevenson-Hamilton

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Animal Life In Africa

Animal Life In Africa by James Stevenson-Hamilton (1912) with a foreword by Theodore Roosevelt. "The author, warden of the Transvaal Government Game Preserve, describes in detail all manner of African wildlife, including elephant, lion, rhinoceros, buffalo and a host of antelope species." Free eBook Vol I Free eBook Vol II Free eBook Vol III


The Barotseland Journal of James Stevenson-Hamilton, 1898-1899

The Barotseland Journal of James Stevenson-Hamilton, 1898-1899 by James Stevenson-Hamilton (1953)


Wild Life In South Africa

Wild Life In South Africa by James Stevenson-Hamilton (1947) is a comprehensive account of the wildlife of South Africa, particularly the Kruger National Park in the 30s and 40s by a former warden and big game hunter. It includes tips on lion hunting and chapters on general ecology. The author covers the large animals as well as small animals such as birds, fish, reptiles, porcupines,civets, hares and small cats.


South African Eden: From Sabi Game Reserve To Kruger National Park

South African Eden: From Sabi Game Reserve To Kruger National Park by James Stevenson-Hamilton (1937)


The Low-Veld: Its Wild Life And Its People

The Low-Veld: Its Wild Life And Its People by James Stevenson-Hamilton (1929) is a detailed account of the natural features, animals, birds, reptiles, fishes and insects of the Transvaal Low-Veld Province, as well as a history of the region and a descriptions of the local natives and their ways of life.


Our South African National Parks

Our South African National Parks by James Stevenson-Hamilton (1940) is a description of 100 species of wildlife in the sanctuaries within the Union of South Africa. Animals illustrated by a 100 cigarette cards.


Books About James Stevenson-Hamilton

Jane Carruthers

Wildlife And Warfare: The Life Of James Stevenson-Hamilton

Wildlife And Warfare: The Life Of James Stevenson-Hamilton by Jane Carruthers (2001) is a biography of James Stevenson-Hamilton which examines the diversity of his ninety year life. He kept a meticulous journal which, like many Victorians, he maintained almost every day from the age of 13 until just a week before his death in 1957.




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