The History and Conservation of Zanzibar Stone Town

The History and Conservation of Zanzibar Stone Town

by Abdul Sheriff
     
 

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Zanzibar Stone Town presents the problems of conservation in its most acute forms: should it be preserved for the tourists or should it be allowed to grow for the benefit of the inhabitants? Can ways be found to accommodate conflicting social and economic pressures? North America: Ohio U Press; Tanzania: Zanzibar Museums  See more details below

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Zanzibar Stone Town presents the problems of conservation in its most acute forms: should it be preserved for the tourists or should it be allowed to grow for the benefit of the inhabitants? Can ways be found to accommodate conflicting social and economic pressures? North America: Ohio U Press; Tanzania: Zanzibar Museums

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821411193
Publisher:
Ohio University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Series:
Eastern African Studies Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
165
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 8.84(h) x 0.76(d)

Meet the Author

Abdul Sheriff is a professor of history at the University of Dar es Salaam and the author of The History and Conservation of Zanzibar Stone Town and coeditor of Zanzibar under Colonial Rule. He is also the principal curator of Zanzibar Museums.

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