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The Ju/'hoan San of Nyae Nyae and Namibian independence : development, democracy, and indigenous voices in Southern Africa

Author: Megan Biesele; Robert K Hitchcock
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Ju/'hoan San, or Ju/'hoansi, of Namibia and Botswana are perhaps the most fully described indigenous people in all of anthropology.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Megan Biesele; Robert K Hitchcock
ISBN: 9781845457549 1845457544 9781845457563 1845457560
OCLC Number: 609529125
Description: xxiii, 269 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : a community history --
Namibia and the Nyae Nyae region --
Traditional Ju/'hoan leadership and governance --
The Ju/'hoan People's Organization and their foundation --
Ju/'hoan empowerment from dialogue on wildlife issues --
The lead-up to Namibian independence in Nyae Nyae --
Independence : the years of hope --
The Nyae Nyae Development Foundation of Namibia --
The Nyae Nyae Farmers Co-operative after independence --
Community-based natural resource management and other development --
Models in Nyae Nyae --
Nyae Nyae conservancy programs and the future.
Responsibility: Megan Biesele and Robert K. Hitchcock.

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