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Author Gardner, Ben (Benjamin Richard), author

Title Selling the Serengeti : the cultural politics of safari tourism in Tanzania / Benjamin Gardner
Published Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (pages cm.)
Series Geographies of justice and social transformation ; 23
Geographies of justice and social transformation ; 23
Contents Introduction : Safari tourism, pastoralism, and land rights in Tanzania -- Loliondo : making a modern pastoral landscape -- Community conservation : the globalization of Maasailand -- "The lion is in the boma" : making Maasai landscapes for safari trophy hunting -- Nature refuge : reconstructed identity and the cultural politics of tourism investment -- Joint venture : investors and villagers as allies against the state -- Conclusions : neoliberal land rights? -- Appendix. Major wildlife and land legislation
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Community-based conservation -- Tanzania -- Serengeti Plain.
Culture and tourism -- Tanzania -- Serengeti Plain.
Ecotourism -- Social aspects -- Tanzania -- Serengeti Plain.
Identity politics -- Tanzania.
Land tenure -- Tanzania -- Serengeti Plain.
Land use -- Tanzania -- Serengeti Plain.
Maasai (African people) -- Tanzania -- Economic conditions.
Maasai (African people) -- Tanzania -- Social conditions.
Neoliberalism -- Social aspects -- Tanzania.
Safaris -- Social aspects -- Tanzania -- Serengeti Plain.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0820345075
082034818X (electronic bk)
9780820348186 (electronic bk)