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Title:Special issue: The political ecology of trade, food production, and landscape transformations in Northeast Tanzania: 1850-2000
Editors:Widgren, MatsISNI
Håkansson, N. ThomasISNI
Börjeson, LoweISNI
Year:2008
Periodical:International Journal of African Historical Studies (ISSN 0361-7882)
Volume:41
Issue:3
Pages:369-609
Language:English
Geographic term:Tanzania
Subjects:land use
landscape
agricultural ecology
agricultural history
irrigation
symbols
nature conservation
1850-1899
1900-1999
Abstract:This special issue of The International Journal of African Historical Studies looks at land use and landscapes in northeastern Tanzania as expressions of human activities, focusing on the period 1850-2000. Contributions: Introduction: historical and regional perspectives on landscape transformations in northeastern Tanzania, 1850-2000, by N. Thomas Håkansson, Mats Widgren and Lowe Börjeson; Changes in political economy and ecology in West-Usambara, Tanzania: ca. 1850-1950, by Frans D. Huijzendveld; Mastering the landscape? Sisal plantations, land and labor in Tanga region, 1893-1980s, by Hanan Sabea; Regional political ecology and intensive cultivation in precolonial and colonial South Pare, Tanzania, by N. Thomas Håkansson; The expansion of traditional irrigation in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, by Mattias Tagseth; Tanzania ritual perimetrics and African landscapes: the case of 'Dracaena', by Michael Sheridan; Northeast Tanzania's disappearing rangelands: historical perspectives on recent land use change, by Lowe Börjeson, Dorothy L. Hodgson and Pius Z. Yanda; Preserving the New Tanzania: conservation and land use change, by Dan Brockington, Hassan Sachedina and Katherine Scholfield. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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