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African landscape studies.

Linley A. Lister

African landscape studies.

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Published by M.O. Collins in Salisbury .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geomorphology -- Africa

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB439 L58
    The Physical Object
    Pagination115p.
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18378598M


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Most previous studies of the landscape selectively focused on either the natural sciences or the social sciences, but the research presented in African Landscapes bridges that gap.

This work is unique in its interdisciplinary scope. Over the past twelve years, the contributors to this volume have participated in the collaborative research.

Landscape studies provide a crucial perspective into the interaction between humans and their environment, shedding insight on social, cultural, and economic topics. The research explores both the way that natural processes have affected the development of culture and society, as well as the ways.

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Lister. Get this from a library. African landscapes: interdisciplinary approaches. [Michael Bollig; Olaf Bubenzer;] -- Landscape studies provide a crucial perspective into the interaction between humans and their environment, shedding insight on social, cultural, and economic topics.

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The book is appropriately referenced with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated throughout in full colour, the book will serve as a reference volume for researchers and environmental professionals internationally, as well as a textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate-level students of geography, ecology and environmental studies in Southern Africa.

Oelofsen Decolonisation of the African mind and intellectual landscape In the Akan culture of western Africa there is the symbol of the sankofa, a bird reaching back to retrieve the past to use in the way forward – this is the sort of progress that is demanded.

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Africa, the second-largest continent, is bounded by the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the Atlantic is divided in half almost equally by the Equator.

Africas physical geography, environment and resources, and human geography can be considered separately. Africa has eight major physical regions: the Sahara, the Sahel, the Ethiopian Highlands, the savanna.

Since the late s, the independence of Africa, and the numerous intellectual upheavals and reorientations of world scholarship as a result of the emergence of the women’s movement, postmodernism, postcolonialism, and more, the anthropological landscape.

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