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Author Marks, Stuart A., 1939- author.

Title Life as a hunt : thresholds of identities and illusions on an African landscape / Stuart A. Marks.

Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.896391 MARK    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for UniM Bail on 11-11-2016.
Physical description xl, 504 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 461-477) and index.
Contents On poaching an elephant: calling the shots and following the ricochets -- History and circumstance: on becoming and being bisa -- Creating and sustaining a good life within a difficult environment -- Never an isolated place suspended in a-historic space -- A cultural grid: making sense of the natural world -- Caused to hunt: life histories of three generations (1903-2003) -- Coping with process and uncertainty: gameful pursuits in the bush -- Changes in scope and scale: lineage provisioning through hunting -- Muzzle-loaders and snares: weapons within their cultural contexts -- Buffalo mystique: protein, privilege, power and politics -- On coping within a cornucopia of uncertain, constant changes -- Readings "out loud" about land and wildlife as properties.
Subject Bisa (Zambian people) -- Hunting.
Subsistence hunting -- Luangwa River Valley (Zambia and Mozambique)
Wildlife conservation -- Social aspects -- Luangwa River Valley (Zambia and Mozambique)
Luangwa River Valley (Zambia and Mozambique) -- Environmental conditions.
ISBN 9781785331572