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Uncertain Safari: Kenyan Encounters and African Dreams

Winkler, Allan M.

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ISBN 10: 0761828400 / ISBN 13: 9780761828402
Published by Hamilton Books, 2004
Used Condition: Used: Good Soft cover
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Title: Uncertain Safari: Kenyan Encounters and ...

Publisher: Hamilton Books

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Used: Good

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Uncertain Safari deals with the contours and complexities of African life today. Based on author Allan Winkler's personal experiences living and working in Kenya and traveling to many other parts of the continent, the book focuses primarily on East Africa and concentrates on Kenya in particular. It examines one of the most beautiful, and troubled, parts of Africa through a personal lens, highlighting issues of marriage and divorce, education and A.I.D.S., politics, and evolving traditions. The African story warrants our attention. An examination of Kenya, one of the best-known and most-visited African countries, provides an effective means of exploring issues that affect all Africans. Kenya, traditionally more stable than other African nations, now faces many grave problems as its own stability has begun to erode. This book, based on observations, interviews, and personal reflections, highlights the serious issues behind the seemingly idyllic view millions of visitors witness on safari.

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Allan M. Winkler is Distinguished Professor of History at Miami University in Ohio. He has also held teaching positions at Yale University, the University of Oregon, the University of Helsinki in Finland, the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, and the University of Nairobi in Kenya.

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