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Title Pastoralism in Africa : past, present and future / edited by Michael Bollig, Michael Schnegg and Hans-Peter Wotzka.

Publication Info. New York : Berghahn, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (544 pages) : illustrations, maps
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Specialisation and diversification among African pastoral societies / Michael Bollig and Michael Schnegg -- Herders before pastoralism : prehistoric prelude in the eastern Sahara / Rudolph Kuper and Heiko Riemer -- 'I hope your cattle are well' : archaeological evidence for early cattle-centred behaviour in the eastern Sahara of Sudan and Chad / Friederike Jesse, Birgit Keding, Tilman Lenssen-Erz and Nadja Pöllath -- Trajectories to pastoralism in northern and central Kenya : an overview of the archaeological and environmental evidence / Paul Lane -- From first stock keepers to specialised pastoralists in the West African savanna / Veerle Linseele -- A short history of early herding in Southern Africa / Karim Sadr -- Establishing a pre-colonial 'modern' cattle and gun society : (re-)pastoralisation, mercantile capitalism and power amongst Herero in nineteenth century central Namibia / Dag Henrichsen -- The emergence of commercial ranching under state control and the encapsulation of pastoralism in African reserves / Christo Botha -- Land, boreholes and fences : the development of commercial livestock farming in the Outjo district, Namibia / Ute Dieckmann -- The political ecology of specialisation and diversification : long-term dynamics of pastoralism in East Pokot District, Kenya / Michael Bollig and Matthias Österle -- Social-ecological change and institutional development in a pastoral community in north-western Namibia / Michael Bollig -- Pastoral belonging : causes and consequences of part-time pastoralism in north-western Namibia / Michael Schnegg, Julia Pauli and Clemens Greiner -- State, conflict and pastoralism in contemporary eastern Chad : the case of Zaghawa-Tama relationships / Babett Jánszky and Grit Jungstand -- Unofficial trade when states are weak : the case of cross-border livestock trade in the Horn of Africa / Peter D. Little -- Pastoralism and trans-Saharan trade : transformation of a historical trade route between eastern Chad and Libya / Meike Meerpohl -- Pastoralism and nature conservation in Southern Africa / Susanne Berzborn and Martin Solich -- The indigenization of pastoral modernity : territoriality, mobility, and poverty in dryland Africa / John G. Galaty.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Pastoral systems -- Africa.
Pastoral systems -- Africa -- History.
Herding -- Africa.
Herding -- Africa -- History.
Land use -- Africa.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Bollig, Michael.
Schnegg, Michael.
Wotzka, Hans-Peter.
Other Form: Print version: Pastoralism in Africa : past, present and future. New York : Berghahn, 2013 xviii, 525 pages 9780857459084 2012032451 (DLC)10764518
ISBN 9780857459084 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780857459091 (e-book)

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