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Author Kreike, Emmanuel, 1959-

Title Re-creating Eden : land use, environment, and society in southern Angola and northern Namibia / Emmanuel Kreike.

Published Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, c2004.

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 UniM Store  333.73096735 KREI MJ17    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 293 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Series Social history of Africa, 1099-8098
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-285) and index.
Contents Introduction : colonial conquest, colonial rule, and socio-environmental history -- King Haudanu's ponds : environment and society in the middle and northern floodplain, 1879-1896 -- Making wilderness : pestilence, colonial conquest, and famine, 1897-1915 -- The divide : colonial pacification, borders, and population flight, 1916-1930 -- Migrant labor : investment in socio-environmental recovery, 1900-1960 -- Millet and marriage : domesticating the middle floodplain wilderness, 1930-1960 -- A land without flies : the frontier beyond the floodplain, 1930-1960 -- The search for wilderness : cattleposts, cattle trails, and the colonial border -- 1930-1960.
Subject Land tenure -- Environmental aspects -- Angola.
Land tenure -- Environmental aspects -- Namibia.
Land use, Rural -- Environmental aspects -- Angola.
Land use, Rural -- Environmental aspects -- Namibia.
Human settlements -- Angola -- History.
Human settlements -- Namibia -- History.
Conservation of natural resources -- Angola -- History.
Conservation of natural resources -- Namibia -- History.
Sustainable development -- Angola -- History.
Sustainable development -- Namibia -- History.
Angola -- Social conditions -- History.
Namibia -- Social conditions -- History.
ISBN 0325070776 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0325070768 (pbk. : alk. paper)