By Michael Bollig,Olaf Bubenzer

Landscape stories offer a very important viewpoint into the interplay among people and their surroundings, laying off perception on social, cultural, and financial themes. The study explores either the best way that common procedures have affected the improvement of tradition and society, in addition to the ways in which typical landscapes themselves are the fabricated from old and cultural processes.

Most earlier experiences of the panorama selectively eager about both the usual sciences or the social sciences, however the learn offered in African Landscapes bridges that hole. This paintings is exclusive in its interdisciplinary scope. during the last twelve years, the members to this quantity have participated within the collaborative study heart ACACIA (Arid weather edition and Cultural Innovation in Africa), which bargains with the connection among cultural methods and ecological dynamics in Africa’s arid areas.

The case reports awarded the following come from usually Sahara/Sahel and southwestern Africa, and are all associated with broader discussions at the inspiration of panorama, and topics of cultural, anthropological, geographical, botanical, sociological, and archaeological curiosity. The contributions during this paintings are better by means of complete colour images that positioned the dialogue in context visually.

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