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By Michael Bollig,Olaf Bubenzer

Landscape reviews supply a vital viewpoint into the interplay among people and their atmosphere, laying off perception on social, cultural, and financial issues. The learn explores either the best way that common strategies have affected the improvement of tradition and society, in addition to the ways in which normal landscapes themselves are the made of ancient and cultural processes.

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

The case experiences provided right here come from almost always Sahara/Sahel and southwestern Africa, and are all associated with broader discussions at the proposal of panorama, and topics of cultural, anthropological, geographical, botanical, sociological, and archaeological curiosity. The contributions during this paintings are more desirable by means of complete colour images that placed the dialogue in context visually.

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