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The Resource Savannas of Our Birth : People, Wildlife, and Change in East Africa

Savannas of Our Birth : People, Wildlife, and Change in East Africa

Label
Savannas of Our Birth : People, Wildlife, and Change in East Africa
Title
Savannas of Our Birth
Title remainder
People, Wildlife, and Change in East Africa
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book tells the sweeping story of the role that East African savannas played in human evolution, how people, livestock, and wildlife interact in the region today, and how these relationships might shift as the climate warms, the world globalizes, and human populations grow. Our ancient human ancestors were nurtured by African savannas, which today support pastoral peoples and the last remnants of great Pleistocene herds of large mammals. Why has this wildlife thrived best where they live side-by-side with humans? Ecologist Robin S. Reid delves into the evidence to find that herding is often
Cataloging source
MHW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reid, Robin S
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmental protection
  • NATURE
  • NATURE
  • Environmental protection
  • Land use
  • Pastoral systems
  • Savanna ecology
  • Savannas
  • Savanna ecology -- Africa, East
  • Savannas -- Africa, East
  • Land use -- Environmental aspects -- Africa, East
  • Pastoral systems -- Environmental aspects -- Africa, East
Label
Savannas of Our Birth : People, Wildlife, and Change in East Africa
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: Searching for the Middle Ground; Chapter 2: Savannas of our Birth; Chapter 3: Pastoral People, Livestock, and Wildlife; Chapter 4: Moving Continents, Varying Climate, and Abundant Wildlife: Drivers of Human Evolution?; Chapter 5: Ecosystem Engineers Come of Age; Chapter 6: Can Pastoral People and Livestock Enrich Savanna Landscapes?; Chapter 7: When Coexistence Turns into Conflict; Chapter 8: The Serengeti- Mara: "Wild Africa" or Ancient Land of People?
  • Chapter 9: Amboseli: "Cattle Create Trees, Elephants Create Grassland" in the Shadow of KilimanjaroChapter 10: The Kaputiei Plains: The Last Days of an Urban Savanna?; Chapter 11: Ngorongoro: A Grand Experiment of People and Wildlife; Chapter 12: Savannas of our future: Finding diversity in the Middle Ground; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn811490147
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (411 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520954076
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1pjrp0
  • 40644e54-b4dc-4b55-a8da-5b43e7725d37
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811490147
Label
Savannas of Our Birth : People, Wildlife, and Change in East Africa
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: Searching for the Middle Ground; Chapter 2: Savannas of our Birth; Chapter 3: Pastoral People, Livestock, and Wildlife; Chapter 4: Moving Continents, Varying Climate, and Abundant Wildlife: Drivers of Human Evolution?; Chapter 5: Ecosystem Engineers Come of Age; Chapter 6: Can Pastoral People and Livestock Enrich Savanna Landscapes?; Chapter 7: When Coexistence Turns into Conflict; Chapter 8: The Serengeti- Mara: "Wild Africa" or Ancient Land of People?
  • Chapter 9: Amboseli: "Cattle Create Trees, Elephants Create Grassland" in the Shadow of KilimanjaroChapter 10: The Kaputiei Plains: The Last Days of an Urban Savanna?; Chapter 11: Ngorongoro: A Grand Experiment of People and Wildlife; Chapter 12: Savannas of our future: Finding diversity in the Middle Ground; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn811490147
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (411 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520954076
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1pjrp0
  • 40644e54-b4dc-4b55-a8da-5b43e7725d37
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811490147

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