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Environment and History: The taming of nature in the USA and South Africa

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The influence of human economies and cultures on ecosystems is particularly striking in the new worlds into which Europeans have expanded over the past five hundred years. Using a comparative and multidisciplinary approach, Beinart and Coates examine this…
Environment and Empire
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|October 11, 2007

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European imperialism was extraordinarily far-reaching: a key global historical process of the last 500 years. It locked disparate human societies together over a wider area than any previous imperial expansion; it underpinned the repopulation of the Americas and…
The Rise of Conservation in South Africa: Settlers, Livestock, and the Environment 1770-1950

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This book is an innovative contribution to the growing comparative field of environmental history. Beinart's major theme is the history of conservationist ideas in South Africa. He focuses largely on the livestock farming districts of the semi-arid Karoo and the…
The Political Economy of Pondoland 1860-1930

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This book examines in detail how the people of one formerly independent African chiefdom were absorbed into the wider South African society during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The first two chapters discuss the nature of the pre-colonial…
Social History & African Environments
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|September 1, 2003

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Environment And History: The Taming Of Nature In The Usa And South Africa

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Twentieth-Century South Africa
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|October 4, 2001

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An innovative examination of the forces - both destructive and dynamic - which have shaped twentieth-century South Africa. This book provides a stimulating introduction to the history of South Africa in the twentieth century. It draws on the rich and lively…
Segregation and Apartheid in Twentieth Century South Africa
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|April 15, 2013

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As South Africa moves towards majority rule, and blacks begin to exercise direct political power, apartheid becomes a thing of the past - but its legacy in South African history will be indelible. this book is designed to introduce students to a range of…