Author: Sir Richard Francis Burton
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Zanzibar from the Author: Sir Richard Francis Burton.


Author: Chris McIntyre
Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides
ISBN: 1841624586
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Zanzibar from the Author: Chris McIntyre. Both evocative and magical, Zanzibar offers travellers the quintessential Indian Ocean experience; palm fringed coastlines, powder- white sand, and colourful aquatic life.Passionate about detail, Chris and Susan McIntyre have carried out extensive on-the-ground research in producing this updated edition. There has been significant growth in the number of hotels, lodges and guesthouses on all three main islands since the last edition and, consequently, the accommodation listings have increased significantly: notably in Zanzibar Town (Stone Town), Matemwe, Michamvi Peninsula, and Mafia island. They visited all the accommodation listed. With almost 300 properties featured, many are newly built and the vast majority (spanning all budget levels) do not feature in any other guide on the market. Each entry has a detailed description with a strong emphasis on guiding readers to the most ethical options. Zanzibar goes into far greater depth than its competitors on the natural environment, history, culture, and sights. Few other guide books cover the islands of Pemba and Mafia in any detail and yet they are easily combined in a trip. With a focus on the environment, visitors are directed towards fair-trade shopping opportunities and sustainable marine parks. This new edition also includes a dedicated section on southern Tanzanian safaris, making this guide excellent for readers looking for a bush and beach combination. Advice is given on how to be sensitive to the local Muslim culture. Bradt's guide is the most frequently and scrupulously updated guide available, vital for a destination with tourism growing and changing so rapidly.

Tourism And Social Change In Post Socialist Zanzibar

Author: Akbar Keshodkar
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739175440
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Tourism And Social Change In Post Socialist Zanzibar from the Author: Akbar Keshodkar. Notions of ustaarabu, a word expressing “civilization,” and questions of identities in Zanzibar have historically been shaped by the development of Islam and association with littoral societies around the Indian Ocean. The 1964 Revolution marked a break in that history and imposed new notions of African civilization and belonging in Zanzibar. The revolutionary state subsequently introduced tourism and the market economy to maintain its hegemony over Zanzibar. In light of these developments, and with locals facing growing socio-economic marginalization and political uncertainty, Tourism and Social Change in Post-Socialist Zanzibar: Struggles for Identity, Movement, and Civilization examines how Zanzibaris are struggling to move through the local landscape in the post-socialist era and articulate their ideas of belonging in Zanzibar. This book further investigates how movements of Zanzibaris within the emerging and contending social discourses are reconstituting meanings for conceptualizing ustaarabu to define their roots in Zanzibar.

Stand On Zanzibar

Author: John Brunner
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0575101474
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Stand On Zanzibar from the Author: John Brunner. There are seven billion-plus humans crowding the surface of 21st century Earth. It is an age of intelligent computers, mass-market psychedelic drugs, politics conducted by assassination, scientists who burn incense to appease volcanoes ... all the hysteria of a dangerously overcrowded world, portrayed in a dazzlingly inventive style. Winner of the Hugo Award for best novel, 1969 Winner of the BSFA Award for best novel, 1969

Cracks In The Dome Fractured Histories Of Empire In The Zanzibar Museum 1897 1964

Author: Sarah Longair
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317158776
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Cracks In The Dome Fractured Histories Of Empire In The Zanzibar Museum 1897 1964 from the Author: Sarah Longair. As one of the most monumental and recognisable landmarks from Zanzibar’s years as a British Protectorate, the distinctive domed building of the Zanzibar Museum (also known as the Beit al-Amani or Peace Memorial Museum) is widely known and familiar to Zanzibaris and visitors alike. Yet the complicated and compelling history behind its construction and collection has been overlooked by historians until now. Drawing on a rich and wide range of hitherto unexplored archival, photographic, architectural and material evidence, this book is the first serious investigation of this remarkable institution. Although the museum was not opened until 1925, this book traces the longer history of colonial display which culminated in the establishment of the Zanzibar Museum. It reveals the complexity of colonial knowledge production in the changing political context of the twentieth century British Empire and explores the broad spectrum of people from diverse communities who shaped its existence as staff, informants, collectors and teachers. Through vivid narratives involving people, objects and exhibits, this book exposes the fractures, contradictions and tensions in creating and maintaining a colonial museum, and casts light on the conflicted character of the ‘colonial mission’ in eastern Africa.

Tanzanie Et Zanzibar 2

Author: Lonely Planet
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 2816125394
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Tanzanie Et Zanzibar 2 from the Author: Lonely Planet. Cette nouvelle édition propose des chapitres trÚs détaillés sur les parcs nationaux et la faune tanzanienne pour aider le voyageur à repérer les différentes espÚces d'animaux selon leurs habitats. Un nouveau chapitre avec toutes les informations pour préparer un safari : l'organisation (réservations, coûts, saison, accessibilité des parcs), les différentes possibilités d'excursion (en voiture, en bateau ou à pied), les tours opérateurs sur place... Le cahier couleur consacré à la vie sauvage a été encore enrichi. Des chapitres sur l'archipel de Zanzibar et les plus célÚbres parcs du nord-ouest (la cratÚre du Ngorongoro et les plaines du Serengeti). Un chapitre consacré au trekking qui va bien au-delà de l'incontournable Kilimandjaro, avec plusieurs suggestions d'itinéraire...

Kenya Gazette

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Kenya Gazette from the Author: . The Kenya Gazette is an official publication of the government of the Republic of Kenya. It contains notices of new legislation, notices required to be published by law or policy as well as other announcements that are published for general public information. It is published every week, usually on Friday, with occasional releases of special or supplementary editions within the week.

Islamic Law Gender And Social Change In Post Abolition Zanzibar

Author: Elke Stockreiter
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107048419
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Islamic Law Gender And Social Change In Post Abolition Zanzibar from the Author: Elke Stockreiter. Examining Islamic court records, this book sheds new light on Zanzibar's history of gender, social and racial identity.