Are Trout South African (Stories of Fish, People and Places) by Duncan Brown

By Duncan Brown

Are Trout South African? explores questions on the advanced neighborhood of people, fauna and plants that make up South Africa. ‘South Africanness’ frequently refers to human identification, or a minimum of to anything with a valued position in our nationwide historical past. In asking no matter if a fish species that was once brought as a part of the method of colonial career might be referred to as ‘South African’, this publication makes use of discussions on trout, their historical past, the literature approximately them,
scientific paintings on what's thought of ‘indigenous’ or ‘alien’, in addition to the author’s relocating own tales of fishing to supply an interesting and available exploration of a contested actual and cultural terrain.
Are Trout South African? may be of curiosity to somebody who is
engaged with notions of ways humans belong or declare to belong, how humans have interaction with landscapes, animals, crops or fish species, how our histories and family members relationships might shape round shared targets similar to fishing, and, in fact, what pleasures, complexities and contradictions there are within the job of flyfishing for trout in South Africa.

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