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Resurrecting the granary of Rome : environmental history and French colonial expansion in North Africa

Author: Diana K Davis
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2007.
Series: Ohio University Press series in ecology and history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exposes many of the political, economic, and ideological goals of the French colonial project in these arid lands and the resulting definition of desertification that continues to inform global  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Geschichte
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Davis, Diana K.
Resurrecting the granary of Rome.
Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007007032
(OCoLC)85162147
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diana K Davis
ISBN: 9780821443644 082144364X
OCLC Number: 638279507
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of George Perkins Marsh Prize for Best Book in Environmental History.
Winner of Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Work in Geography.
Winner of James Blaut Award 2008
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 296 pages, 8 pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Imperial stories and empirical evidence --
Nature, empire, and narrative origins, 1830-48 --
Idealism, capitalism, and the development of the narrative, 1848-70 --
Triumph of the narrative, 1871-1918 --
Narrative, science, policy, and practice, 1919 to independence --
Decolonization, the colonial narrative, and environmental policy today.
Series Title: Ohio University Press series in ecology and history.
Responsibility: Diana K. Davis.
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