Publisher: University of Washington Press (December 11, 2016)
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the character of Whiteness explores the intertwining of race and nature in postindependence Zimbabwe. Nature and surroundings have performed well-known roles in white Zimbabwean identification, and while the political tide became opposed to white farmers after independence, nature used to be the main strong source they'd at their disposal. within the Seventies, "Mlilo," a personal conservancy sharing obstacles with Hwange nationwide Park, grew to become the 1st web site in Zimbabwe to scan with "wildlife production," and by means of the Nineteen Nineties, natural world tourism had turn into some of the most profitable industries within the state. Mlilo attained foreign notoriety in 2015 because the position the place Cecil the Lion was once killed by way of a trophy hunter. Yuka Suzuki offers a balanced examine of whiteness, the conservation of nature, and contested belonging in twenty-first-century southern Africa. the character of Whiteness is an interesting account of human-animal relatives and the interaction between different types of race and nature during this embattled panorama.