African Savannas: Global Narratives and Local Knowledge of Environmental Change

African Savannas: Global Narratives and Local Knowledge of Environmental Change

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780852554241
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 03/20/2003
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Thomas Bassett is Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Donald Crummey is Professor of History at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Contested Images, Contested Realities: Environment and Society in African Savannas, Thomas Bassett and Donald Crummey

Changing Land Use and Environmental Fluctuations in the African Savannas, M. Williams

Fire in the Savanna: Environmental Change and Land Reform in Northern C^D^ote d'Ivoire, Thomas J. Bassett , Zueli Koli Bi and Tiona Ouattara

Investing in Soil Quality: Farmer Responses to Land Scarcityin Southwestern Burkina Faso, Leslie Gray

Farmer Tree Planting in Wallo, Ethiopia 1937-1997, Donald Crummey and Alex Winter-Nelson

The Wild Vegetation Cover of Western Burkina Faso: Colonial Policy and Post-Colonial Development, Mahir Saul , Jean-Marie Ouadba and Ouetian Bognounou

Rethinking Interdisciplinary Paradigms and the Political Ecology of Pastoralism in East Africa, P. Little

Ecological "Crisis" and Resource Management Policy in Zimbabwe's Communal Lands, W. Munro

Littering the Landscape: Environmental Policy in Northeast Ethiopia, Dessalegn Rahmato

Social Differentiation, Farming Practices and Environmental Change in Mozambique, Merle L. Bowen , Arlindo Chilundo and Cesar A. Tique

Bibliography

Index

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