Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "This book is a most important addition to the field of African history and related thematic fields of environmental history, political history, and (but to a lesser degree) the history of science. [It] is a brilliantly researched and written book . an ample demonstration of the value of local stories to illuminate global trends." -- Jim McCann, author of Green Land, Brown Land, Black Land. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: Colonial Baringo was largely unnoticed until drought and localized famine in the mid-1920s led to claims that its crisis was brought on by overcrowding and livestock mismanagement. In response to the alarm over erosion, the state embarked on a program for rehabilitation, conservation, and development.
Eroding the Commons examines Baringo's efforts to contend with the problems of erosion and describes how they became a point of reference for similar programs in British Africa, especially as rural development began to encompass goals beyond economic growth and toward an accelerated transformation of African society. It provides an excellent focus for the investigation of the broader evolution of colonial ideologies and practices of development.
Über den Autor: David M. Anderson is a historian at St. Anthony's College, University of Oxford. He is the author of Eroding the Commons, co-editor of Revealing Prophets, and The Poor Are Not Us.
Buchbeschreibung University of Chicago press. Buchzustand: New. Brand New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0821414798
Buchbeschreibung Ohio University Press, 2003. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. 1. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DADAX0821414798
Buchbeschreibung Ohio University Press, 2003. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0821414798
Buchbeschreibung Ohio University Press, 2003. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P110821414798