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Fortress Conservation The Preservation of the Mkomazi Game Reserve, by Dan Brockington

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Social Science,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Mkomazi Game Reserve (Tanzania,
  • Mkomazi Game Reserve (Tanzania),
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9828368M
ISBN 10025321520X
ISBN 109780253215208

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