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Pastoralism in Africa: Past, Present, and Futures

edited by Michael Bollig, Michael Schnegg and Hans-Peter Wotzka
Format
Book
Published
New York : Berghahn, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780857459084 (hardback : alk. paper), 0857459082 (hardback : alk. paper), 9780857459091 (ebook), 0857459090 (ebook)
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.
Description
xviii, 525 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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