Author:David Anderson and Richard Grove (eds.)


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Conservation in Africa: People, Policies and Practice

By: David Anderson and Richard Grove (eds.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008429

ISBN: 052134199X

Condition: Fine

This book provides a new inter-disciplinary look at the practice and policies of conservation in Africa. Bringing together social scientists, anthropologists and historians with biologists for the first time, the book sheds some light on the previously neglected but critically important social aspects of conservation thinking. To date conservation has been very much the domain of the biologist, but the current ecological crisis in Africa and the failure of orthodox conservation policies demand a radical new appraisal of conventional practices. This new approach to conservation, the book argues... View more info