Ecology Control and Economic Development in East African History
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256 Pages

21.6 x 13.8 cm

7 line. Illustrations

Series: Eastern African Studies

Imprint: James Currey

Ecology Control and Economic Development in East African History

Case of Tanganyika, 1850-1950

by Helge Kjekshus

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This new edition features a substantial introduction by the author.
Helge Kjekshus's new introduction to his book placeshis work within the context of the growing debate on ecology and economic development in East African history.

North America: Ohio U Press
Introduction
A Demographic Review
Agricultural Systems & Settlement Patterns
The Nineteenth-Century Cattle Complex
Wildlife & Ecological Control
The Industrial Supports
Markets & Trading Networks
Breakdown of the Man-Controlled Ecological System
The Causes
The Ecological Collapse
Results & Remedies
Conclusion
"When Helge Kjekshus's Ecology Control and Economic Development in East African History appeared in 1976 it heralded the dawning of a new age of historical research in Africa, in which the role of colonial rule in promoting ecological change would become an increasingly prominent theme." David Anderson, ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
"...a founding text in the historiography of the African environment...worthwhile, and further justifies making this influential book available again in an affordable edition." THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AFRICAN HISTORICAL STUDIES

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9780852557280

February 1996

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Title Details

256 Pages

2.16 x 1.38 cm

7 line. Illustrations

Series: Eastern African Studies

Imprint: James Currey