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An overview of themes in the agrarian and environmental history of the Karoo since c.1800

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This article explores some themes in the agrarian and environmental history of the Karoo since 1800. It argues that environmental change cannot be understood without incorporating social, economic and political history. This is especially so in the case of the Karoo because the landscape and ecology was transformed by intensive commercial livestock production in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The scale and economic significance of sheep farming and wool production up to the 1960s is ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SIAS
Oxford college:
St Antony's; St Antonys College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4531-6389
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
African Journal of Range and Forage Science Journal website
Volume:
35
Issue:
3-4
Pages:
191-202
Publication date:
2018-11-22
Acceptance date:
2018-07-18
DOI:
EISSN:
1727-9380
ISSN:
1022-0119
Pubs id:
pubs:953211
URN:
uri:b4cd19b8-0fa7-4653-bc3a-a7e4066b17fb
UUID:
uuid:b4cd19b8-0fa7-4653-bc3a-a7e4066b17fb
Local pid:
pubs:953211

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