Imposing Wilderness: Struggles over Livelihood and Nature Preservation in Africa / Edition 1

Imposing Wilderness: Struggles over Livelihood and Nature Preservation in Africa / Edition 1

by Roderick P. Neumann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520234685

ISBN-13: 9780520234680

Pub. Date: 01/23/2002

Publisher: University of California Press

"An impressive achievement. . . . Given the intense and sometimes violent character of park-centered conflicts, given the pivotal role of nature tourism in the foreign-currency earnings of African countries, and given the persistence of rural poverty, Neumann's observations and arguments take on tremendous significance."-Allan Pred, Editorial Board, California

Overview

"An impressive achievement. . . . Given the intense and sometimes violent character of park-centered conflicts, given the pivotal role of nature tourism in the foreign-currency earnings of African countries, and given the persistence of rural poverty, Neumann's observations and arguments take on tremendous significance."-Allan Pred, Editorial Board, California Studies in Critical Human Geography

Author Biography:Roderick P. Neumann is Associate Professor in the International Relations Department at Florida International University.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520234680
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
01/23/2002
Series:
California Studies in Critical Human Geography Series, #4
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. Landscapes of Nature, Terrains of Resistance
2. Political and Moral Economy on Mount Meru
3. Conservation versus Custom: State Seizure of Natural Resource Control
4. Protecting Fauna of the Empire: TheEvolution of National Parks in Tanzania
5. Patterns of Predation at Arusha National Park
6. Village Moral Economy and the New Colonialism

Epilogue

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