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The Kalahari environment

Author: David S G Thomas; Paul A Shaw
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides an integrated, thorough and up-to-date review of the nature and development of the Kalahari environment.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David S G Thomas; Paul A Shaw
ISBN: 0521370809 9780521370806
OCLC Number: 22004522
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 284 p. ; ill., maps ; 30 cm.
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. An introduction to the Kalahari; Part I. The Physical Background: 2. Tectonic and geological framework; 3. The Kalahari sediments; 4. Climate, soils and vegetation of the Kalahari; Part II. Geomorphology and Environmental Change: 5. The geomorphology of the Kalahari: rivers and lakes; 6. The geomorphology of the Kalahari: aeolian, pan and rock landforms; 7. The palaeoenvironmental history of the Kalahari; Part III. The Human Factor: 8. The Kalahari in the archaeological record; 9. The Kalahari environment in the 19th and 20th centuries; Appendices; Bibliography.
Responsibility: David S.G. Thomas and Paul A. Shaw.

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'This book is long overdue...provides a comprehensive background ...' Journal of Biogeography.

 
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