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Games against nature : an eco-cultural history of the Nunu of equatorial Africa

Author: Robert W Harms
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Studies in environment and history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Robert Harms explores nature and culture in the story of the Nunu, who live in and around the swampy floodplains of the Zaire River. Increasing population impinged upon the limits of available  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Harms
ISBN: 0521655358 9780521655354
OCLC Number: 41834241
Notes: Originally published: 1987.
Awards: American Society for Environmental History George Perkins Marsh Prize, 1991.
Description: xix, 276 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. The antecedents; 3. The tactics; 4; The strategies; 5. The Drylands; 6. The river; 7. The core; 8. The region; 9. The traders; 10. The troubles; 11. The opportunities; 12. The battle; 13. Conclusion: nature and culture.
Series Title: Studies in environment and history.
Responsibility: Robert Harms.

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