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Author Somerville, Keith, author.

Title Ivory : power and poaching in Africa / Keith Somerville.

Publication Info. London : Hurst & Company, 2016.
New York, NY : Distributed in the United States, Canada and Latin Amercia by Oxford University Press


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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  333.95 SOMERVILLE    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  333 SOM    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  333.95 SOMERVILLE    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  333.95 SO53    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  333.95 SOMERVILLE    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 390 pages : maps ; 23 cm
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
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