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6 edition of Sub-Saharan Africa found in the catalog.

Sub-Saharan Africa

an environmental history

by Gregory Maddox

  • 197 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.
    • Subjects:
    • Human ecology -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
    • Agriculture -- Environmental aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Environmental conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementGregory H. Maddox.
      SeriesNature and human societies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGE160.A357 M33 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3418424M
      ISBN 101851095551, 1851095608
      LC Control Number2005034782

      Identifying the Boundaries. Subsaharan Africa includes the African countries south of the Sahara Desert. The African Transition Zone cuts across the southern edge of the Sahara Desert at the widest portion of the continent. Many of the countries in the African Transition Zone are included in the realm of Subsaharan Africa. Mar 14,  · The book, “Recovering Bioenergy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Gender Dimensions, Lessons and Challenges," explores the connection between gender and cooking energy.

      Aging in Sub-Saharan Africa explores ways to promote U.S. research interests and to augment the sub-Saharan governments' capacity to address the many challenges posed by population aging. Five major themes are explored in the book such as the need for a basic definition of "older person," the need for national governments to invest more in. Following concerns about declining wildlife populations, particularly at the southern tip of South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa’s first formal environmental legislation was introduced in , followed by the region’s first formal environmental law in (MacKenzie, ).

      The population of sub-Saharan Africa alone, now about a billion people, will more than double to billion people by mid-century, while that of Western Europe will fall to a doddering half. Sub-Saharan Africa needs much faster economic growth and more effective economic, financial, and social policies if it is to make up for lost ground and reduce the number of .


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The book brings together good country data, excellent analyses and solid understanding of local contexts.’ Ernest Aryeetey, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana ‘This book masterfully combines macroeconomic, microeconomic, and case study approaches in analyzing the complex relationship between growth and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.

A HISTORY OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA. NY: Cambridge University Press, This is a fine recent history of Africa covering from about BCE to the present.

This book is accurate, avoiding the few typos and other errors of Collins' earlier Africa, A Short History, although the latter is still useful because it is the only short one on this list/5(10).

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In a trawl through the entire sweep of sub-Saharan history, the authors have written an accessible introduction for students and general readers. The opening chapter on geography and climate frames the discussion, demonstrating how the environment has shaped the societies and cultures of those living in the region.

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Your one-stop shop for African books, African writers and African scholarship. African Books Collective is a non profit distribution collective owned by publishers on the continent. HOME Foreword Introduction Overview Creative Expression, Culture, and Society African Peoples' Encounters with Others Contemporary African States Note to Researchers List of Sub-Saharan Countries Publications Writings.

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