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The promotion of pastoralist heritage and alternative ‘visions’ for the future of Northern Kenya

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This article examines increasing prominent claims of ‘heritage’ and ‘culture’ along the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) corridor. In particular it looks at how heritage is being used to promote pastoralism, communal land ownership and the survival of indigenous cultures in Northern Kenya. In the context of the ambitious infrastructural development projects contained in the LAPSSET and Vision 2030 plans, ‘heritage’ is emerging as a way of negotiating change. Various legal in...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1080/17531055.2016.1266195

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Oxford college:
Linacre College
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Eastern African Studies Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
3
Pages:
548-567
Publication date:
2016-12-27
Acceptance date:
2016-11-24
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EISSN:
1753-1063
ISSN:
1753-1055
Pubs id:
pubs:821141
URN:
uri:292a3a31-caeb-4329-811c-f329c0931987
UUID:
uuid:292a3a31-caeb-4329-811c-f329c0931987
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pubs:821141

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