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Selling the Serengeti

The Cultural Politics of Safari Tourism

Selling the Serengeti( )
Author: Gardner, Benjamin
Series edited by: Cowen, Deborah
Heynen, Nik
Wright, Melissa
Series title:Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation Ser.
Publication Date:Feb 2016
Publisher:University of Georgia Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

Situating safari tourism within the discourses and practices of development, Selling the Serengeti examines the relationship between the Maasai people of northern Tanzania and the extraordinary influence of foreign-owned ecotourism and big game-hunting companies. It looks at two major discourses and policies surrounding biodiversity conservation, the championing of community-based conservation and the neoliberal focus on private investment in tourism.

Author Biography
Gardner, Benjamin (Author)

Melissa Wright is the author of the Descendants Series, The Frey Saga and the Shattered Realms Series. Her best selling titles include: Frey, Pieces of Eight, Bound By Prophecy, and King of Ash and Bone.


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