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Trade, development and resilience: an archaeology of contemporary livelihoods in Turkana, northern Kenya

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The recent history of the Turkana of northern Kenya has rarely been explored in detail, a fact that corresponds with, and to a large extent facilitates, their regular portrayal in the popular press as passive, unchanging and therefore vulnerable in the face of ongoing and ensuing socio-economic transformations. Such visions of the Turkana and the region in which they live have, via their manifestation in the policies and practices of development-orientated interventions, actively inhibited...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Queens College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Pitt Rivers Museum
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Department:
Uppsala University
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Examiner
Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
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DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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