Dr Kenneth P Czech is an American writer of history and historical novels.
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An Annotated Bibliography Of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785 To 1950 by Kenneth P Czech (1999). Big game hunters who explored the unknown continent of Africa in search of adventure and sport have chronicled their adventures for over 200 years. This bibliography provides a reference to over six hundred books by famous sportsmen such as Samuel White Baker, Frederick C Selous and W D M Bell, as well as to lesser known titles and to privately printed books. The annotations provide details of hunting locales and the game species collected in addition to the standard physical descriptions and notations of illustrated plates and maps.
An Annotated Bibliography Of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785 To 1999 by Kenneth P Czech (2011) is the updated bibliography of African big game hunting titles which features a complete physical description of the books, notes, illustrations and maps, as well as describing the countries and areas where the hunting occurred, and what types of game were bagged. Over 1000 books are listed.
An Annotated Bibliography Of Asian Big Game Hunting Books 1780 To 1980: Including Note Of Works Devoted To Pig Sticking And Small Game Shooting by Kenneth P Czech (2003) is a bibliography which features over 900 fully described and annotated books covering all areas of Asian big game hunting. This is a great resource for collectors of big game hunting books on India and on travel and exploration.
With Rifle And Petticoat: Women As Big Game Hunters 1880-1940 by Kenneth P Czech (2002) details specific time periods, regions hunted (Africa, Alaska, The Plains) and individual women, Kenneth Czech explores the interesting women who hunted a variety of big game animals around the world.
Hunting Trips In The Land Of The Czars: Sportsmen In Old Russia 1870-1935 by Kenneth P Czech (2008) is an anthology of 28 stories by noted big game hunters who travelled to Old Russia to hunt bear, bison, tigers, big horn sheep, lynx, and moose in the varied landscapes of the empire of the czars. Authors include Demidoff, St. George Littledale, Percy Sykes, Clive Phillipps-Wolley, General Pigot and numerous others.
Hunting Trips In The Land Of The Dragon: Anglo And American Sportsmen Afield In Old China 1870-1940 by Kenneth P Czech (2005) is an anthology of early writing on large and small game hunting in China. In two parts: the first part takes the reader after duck, pheasant and other upland game while the second part focuses on the larger game of China and the border regions. Contributions from W S Percival, E H Wilson, H T Wade, Lt. Christopher Cradock, T R Jernigan, A de Carle Sowerby, J C Grew, N A Baikov, Harry Caldwell, A E Leatham, W N Fergusson, S J Stone, R C Andrews, H Frank Wallace, the Earl of Ronaldshay, J Wong-Quincey, P W Church, F Lort-Phillips, Capt. J N Price-Wood, Brig.Gen. R Pigot, J H Miller and Kermit and Theodore Roosevelt.
An Annotated Bibliography Of Books Related To Hunting The Wild Sheep And Goats Of The World by Dr Ken Czech & Dr Raul Valdez (2016) is a must if you enjoy books on wild sheep, markhor, chamois, tahr, ibex, pasang, goral, serow, or any of the other mountain ungulate. Each entry includes the title, author, publisher, publication data, etc. with a summary of the content of each book - where the hunting took place, what kind of mountain game was pursued, and anything of unusual note in that particular title. Czech and Valdez also offer interesting anecdotes about the authors that might be of interest to the reader.
Snapshot: America Discovers The Camera by Kenneth P Czech (1996). Invented in France in 1839, photography captivated Americans from the start. Early photographs were framed, traded with friends and displayed in fancy galleries. In 1888, George Eastman began selling lightweight cameras for amateur "snapshooters". Now average Americans could take photographs, not just look at them and soon photographs were everywhere.
Beyond The River Of Shame by Ken Czech (2017) is Ken Czech's first novel - the fictionlized account of the true story of Sir Samuel Baker and the woman he comes to love. It follows this unlikely pair into the depths of unknown Africa where they are enmeshed in a struggle against wild beasts, killer diseases and the horrors of a slave trade that has spread its tentacles to the very headwaters of the Nile.
Last Dance In Kabul by Ken Czech (2019) is a war novel and love story set in 1841 during the middle of the Afghan insurrection.
The Tsar's Locket by Ken Czech (2020) is a historical novel set in the time of Queen Elizabeth I and Tsar Ivan the Terrible.
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