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Published: 09 January 2020

348 Pages | 35 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199843671

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Our Gigantic Zoo

A German Quest to Save the Serengeti

Thomas M. Lekan

  • Recounts the history of the creation of the Serengeti National Park as an internationally renowned conservation site.
  • Introduces Bernhard Grzimek, the most significant European conservationist of the 20th century who produced beloved documentaries and TV shows, to English-speaking audiences.
  • Uses archival material from Germany, Tanzania, and the United States to show the transnational origins of conservation amidst the push for development during the era of decolonization.