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Eva Keller - Beyond the Lens of Conservation: Malagasy and Swiss Imaginations of One Another (Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology) - 9781782385523 - V9781782385523
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Beyond the Lens of Conservation: Malagasy and Swiss Imaginations of One Another (Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology)

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Description for Beyond the Lens of Conservation: Malagasy and Swiss Imaginations of One Another (Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology) Hardcover. The global agenda of Nature conservation has led to the creation of the Masoala National Park in Madagascar and to an exhibit in its support at a Swiss zoo, the centerpiece of which is a mini-rainforest replica. Does such a cooperation also trigger a connection between ordinary people in these two far-flung places? Series: Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology. Num Pages: 272 pages, 21 illus. BIC Classification: 1DFH; 1HSM; JHMC; RNT. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 238 x 160 x 23. Weight in Grams: 526.

The global agenda of Nature conservation has led to the creation of the Masoala National Park in Madagascar and to an exhibit in its support at a Swiss zoo, the centerpiece of which is a mini-rainforest replica. Does such a cooperation also trigger a connection between ordinary people in these two far-flung places? The study investigates how the Malagasy farmers living at the edge of the park perceive the conservation enterprise and what people in Switzerland see when looking towards Madagascar through the lens of the zoo exhibit. It crystallizes that the stories told in either place have almost ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Berghahn Books
Condition
New
Series
Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology
Number of Pages
260
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781782385523
SKU
V9781782385523
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-15

About Eva Keller
Eva Keller has been carrying out anthropological research in Madagascar since 1998 and is currently a research fellow at the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Zurich. She received her Ph.D. from the London School of Economics in 2002 and is the author of The Road to Clarity.  

Reviews for Beyond the Lens of Conservation: Malagasy and Swiss Imaginations of One Another (Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology)
“This book will make a great addition to undergraduate courses on Anthropology of the Environment and/or Development or Political Ecology. Keller’s highly readable style, in turn, will satisfy both those new to the subject and scholars already familiar with the topics of conservation practice in Madagascar. It could even become an important resource for those conservation experts who are trying ... Read more

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