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Africa, the devastated continent?

Antoon de Vos

Africa, the devastated continent?

Man"s impact on the ecology of Africa

by Antoon de Vos

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Published by W. Junk in The Hague .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Ecology -- Africa.,
    • Environmental protection -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Antoon de Vos.
      SeriesMonographiae biologicae ; v. 26
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQP1 .P37 vol. 26, QH194 .P37 vol. 26
      The Physical Object
      Pagination236 p. :
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5250008M
      ISBN 109061930782
      LC Control Number75322501

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Development of. The Shackled Continent, Robert Guests fascinating first book, seeks to diagnose the sickness that continues to hobble Africas development.

Using reportage, first hand experience and economic insight, Robert Guest takes us to the roots of the problems/5(14). His book should be of great interest to anyone who wants to understand what it takes to end wars." —Ian Johnstone, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University "Superb both readable and insightful.

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Susan Hunter's book, AIDS in Asia: A Continent in Peril, tackles an important subject. The subheading leaves no doubt that this volume belongs squarely in the "next wave" school—Africa has been devastated by the AIDS epidemic, and Asia must be next. Hunter's book paints a picture of a continent Cited by: 1.

Africa's Armies traces the military history of sub-Saharan Africa from the pre-colonial era to the present. Robert Edgerton begins this sweeping chronicle by describing the role of African armies in pre-colonial times, when armed forces or militias were essential to the maintenance and prosperity of their societies.

During the colonial era, African soldiers fought with death-defying courage. South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in over 58 million people, it is the world's 24th-most populous nation and covers an area of 1, kilometres (, mi).

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The Hague, W. Junk,pp., plates, maps. 65 Dutch 'Guilders. As F.A.O.'s Wildlife and Parks Officer this book's author travelled widely studying accelerated Author: Young, Bruce.FOR CENTURIES, beginning with the slave trade, the West has ruthlessly exploited the African continent.

As Karl Marx described it, “the turning of Africa into a commercial warren for the hunting of black skins” was one of the chief sources of “primitive accumulation” that “signaled the rosy dawn of the era of capitalist production.” 1 But the abduction and enslavement of millions.