Selling the African Wilds : A History of the Safari Tourism Industry in East Africa, 1900-1939

Géographique

Afrique, Kenya

Thématique

tourisme, chasse, safari, parc naturel, réserve naturelle

Disciplinaire

histoire

Fiche validée

Titre Selling the African Wilds : A History of the Safari Tourism Industry in East Africa, 1900-1939
Type de publication Thèse et mémoire
Année de soutenance 2015
Auteur Trevor Mark SIMMONS
Nombre de pages xv-507
Université The University of Texas
Ville Austin
Genre essai - étude
Pays de soutenance États-Unis
Résumé/Présentation "This dissertation examines the rise and development of the safari tourism industry in the British East Africa Protectorate (later Kenya) between 1900 and 1939. It shows how the establishment of British rule and the introduction of modern transportation technology made East Africa accessible and gradually transformed the region into a tourist attraction of great economic value that would come to be managed by imperial powers, advertised in a globalized marketplace, and visited by tourists who desired to hunt, photograph, and observe East Africa's abundant wildlife on an adventure known as the "safari." It became a lucrative business. [...]" (Wocldcat, 10.2020)
Référence complète Simmons, Trevor Mark. Selling the African Wilds : A History of the Safari Tourism Industry in East Africa, 1900-1939. Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015, xv, 507 leaves) : illustrations

Auteurs

Trevor Mark SIMMONS

Nationalité : États-Unis