African Landscapes: Interdisciplinary Approaches: 4 (Studies by Michael Bollig,Olaf Bubenzer

By Michael Bollig,Olaf Bubenzer

Landscape stories offer a vital viewpoint into the interplay among people and their atmosphere, laying off perception on social, cultural, and financial subject matters. The study explores either the way in which that ordinary techniques have affected the advance of tradition and society, in addition to the ways in which average landscapes themselves are the made from old and cultural processes.

Most earlier reports of the panorama selectively curious about both the common sciences or the social sciences, however the learn offered in African Landscapes bridges that hole. This paintings is exclusive in its interdisciplinary scope. over the last twelve years, the members to this quantity have participated within the collaborative learn heart ACACIA (Arid weather version and Cultural Innovation in Africa), which bargains with the connection among cultural techniques and ecological dynamics in Africa’s arid areas.

The case reports provided right here come from normally Sahara/Sahel and southwestern Africa, and are all associated with broader discussions at the thought of panorama, and issues of cultural, anthropological, geographical, botanical, sociological, and archaeological curiosity. The contributions during this paintings are more suitable via complete colour images that positioned the dialogue in context visually.

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