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The Nature of German Imperialism : Conservation and the Politics of Wildlife in Colonial East Africa.

Author: Bernhard Gissibl
Publisher: New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2016.
Series: Environment in History: International Perspectives.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first book-length study analyzing the origins of Tanzania's wildlife conservation under German colonial rule. It examines the shift of wildlife policies from exploitation to preservation.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gissibl, Bernhard.
Nature of German Imperialism : Conservation and the Politics of Wildlife in Colonial East Africa.
New York, NY : Berghahn Books, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernhard Gissibl
ISBN: 9781785331763 1785331760
OCLC Number: 957125967
Description: 1 online resource (374 pages).
Contents: Title Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations, Figures, and Maps; Acknowledgements; Note on Measurements and Currencies; List of Abbreviations; Introduction. Doorsteps in Paradise; Part I. Big Men, Big Game between Precolony and Colony; Chapter 1. Tusks, Trust, and Trade; Chapter 2. Seeing Like a State, Acting Like a Chief; Part II. The Making of Tanzania's Wildlife Conservation Regime; Chapter 3. Preserving the Hunt, Provoking a War; Chapter 4. Colony or Zoological Garden?; Chapter 5. The Imperial Game; Part III. Spaces of Conservation between Metropole and Colony. Chapter 6. Places of Deep TimeChapter 7. Rivalry and Stewardship; Chapter 8. A Sense of Place; Epilogue. Germany's African Wildlife and the Presence of the Past; Appendix; Select Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Environment in History: International Perspectives.

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