Green Land, Brown Land, Black Land: An Environmental History of Africa, 1800-1990
Free Shipping Included! Green Land, Brown Land, Black Land: An Environmental History of Africa, 1800-1990 by Heinemann at Dream Africa H. MPN: illustrations, maps. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. James C. McCann provides a synthesis of evidence and a narrative of Africa's evironmental history over the past two centuries. In a book readily
James C. McCann provides a synthesis of evidence and a narrative of Africa's evironmental history over the past two centuries. In a book readily accessible to undergraduates and nonspecialists, Professor McCann argues that far from being pristine and primordial spaces, Africa's landscapes were created by human activity. This argument contrasts strongly with the idealized notions of an African Eden commonly held in the West and in Africa itself. It also confronts more recent alarm about degradation of Africa's natural and human resources by examining the historical evidence of environmental change. Key topics within the book are the effects of population growth, disease, agricultural change, the state of natural resources, and the changing role of the state in how Africans have managed and changed their own landscapes.
|Part Number:||illustrations, maps|
|Item Weight:||0.73 pounds|
|Item Size:||0.43 x 9.2 x 9.2 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.75 pounds|
|Package Size:||6.14 x 0.55 x 0.55 inches|
Have questions about this item, or would like to inquire about a custom or bulk order?
If you have any questions about this product by Heinemann, contact us by completing and submitting the form below. If you are looking for a specif part number, please include it with your message.
Related Best Sellers
By British Museum Press
ean: 9780714127408, isbn: 071412740X,
This book is a visual feast, illustrating the richness and diversity of the African textile tradition, and providing designers at all levels with inspiration for their own work. Over 30 textiles from The British Museum's renowned collection are explo...
ean: 9781863958202, isbn: 1863958207,
As you travel Africa, you will find the way of ubuntu - the universal bond that connects all of humanity as one. At the age of twenty-eight, while sitting in a friend's backyard in the remote mining township of Jabiru, Heather Ellis has a light-bul...
By Brand: Smithmark Pub
ean: 9780831757083, isbn: 0831757086,
Physical description: xvii, 366p. : maps,plans ; 25cm. Notes: Originally published: New York, Doubleday, 1981. Translated from the 3rd corrected German edition. Subject: Rommel, Erwin (1891-1944). World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Africa, North. Des...
By Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ean: 9781442239555, isbn: 1442239557,
Security in Africa: A Critical Approach to Western Indicators of Threat questions the dominant Western narrative of security threats in Africa. Based on an analysis traditional security studies and Western security policy, it argues that commonly use...
By Brand: Osprey Publishing
ean: 9780850454215, isbn: 0850454212,
This book explores the design, development and deployment of British tanks during the North African campaigns of World War 2. The logistics of vehicle recovery and delivey are also covered, and vehicles are shown in full colour artwork....
mpn: 2 black & white illustrations, 1 colour, ean: 9783319294209, isbn: 3319294202,
This book is about the process of water management decentralization in African countries, which is seen as a means of advancing river basin management at the lowest appropriate level. There are very different stages of implementing decentralization ...
By Helion and Company
ean: 9781910294543, isbn: 1910294543,
Confrontations between Libya, and the USA and France reached their highest point in the period between April 1986 and early 1989. In response to a Libyan-instigated and supported series of terror attacks against US citizens and interests in Europe, i...
By Africa World Pr
ean: 9781592210152, isbn: 1592210155,
This book revisits the concepts and methodologies associated with eurocentrism in particular and hegemonic discourse in general, as these relate to African studies. Racial bias, intolerance, parochialism, and male chauvinism have manifested themselve...
By Helion and Company
ean: 9781908916235, isbn: 1908916230,
South African Mirages and Cuban MiG-21s dogfighting over Cuito Cuanavale, the largest tank battle on African soil since El Alamein; Puma troopships shot out of the skies by Strela missiles and RPG-7 rockets; Alouette III gunships hovering menacingly ...
By Brand: Routledge
sku: G058238253XI4N00, ean: 9780582382534, isbn: 058238253X,
United Nations Peacekeeping in Africa provides an exploration of United Nations military intervention in Africa, from its beginnings in the Congo in 1960 to the new operations of the twenty-first century. The scene is set by an examination of the the...