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'Beautiful beasts' and brave warriors: the longevity of a Maasai stereotype

By Lotte Hughes

Abstract

This chapter (in the fourth edition of a widely respected anthropological textbook) traces the production by imperial explorers and others of a stereotypical image of the Maasai people of Kenya, the continuities to the present day, and the uses to which this stereotype has been put

Publisher: AltaMira Press
Year: 2006
OAI identifier: oai:oro.open.ac.uk:7872
Provided by: Open Research Online

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