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Title Ivory : power and poaching in Africa / Keith Somerville.
Author Somerville, Keith, author.
Publication London : Hurst & Company, 2016.
Distribution New York, NY : Distributed in the United States, Canada and Latin Amercia by Oxford University Press
Copyright date ©2016
Description xvii, 390 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Call # 381.4567 S
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-371) and index.
Contents Introduction -- 1. Africa and ivory : an ancient but bloody and brutal trade -- 2. The nineteenth century : one hundred years of exploitation and extermination -- 3. The ivory trade and criminalisation of African hunters under colonial rule -- 4. Conservation, corruption, crime and conflict in East Africa -- 5. The killing fields of Central and Southern Africa -- 6. The CITES saga -- 7. Resurgent poaching : soaring Chinese demand and developing insurgency discourse -- 8. Conclusion.
Subject Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (1973 March 3)
Ivory industry -- Corrupt practices -- Africa.
African elephant -- Effect of poaching on.
African elephant -- Effect of hunting on.
African elephant -- Conservation.
Poaching -- Political aspects -- Africa.
Ivory industry -- Corrupt practices.
ISBN 9781849046763
184904676X

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