From Enslavement to Environmentalism: Politics On a Southern African Frontier (Google eBook)

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University of Washington Press, May 15, 2011 - Social Science - 310 pages
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Presents an exciting and well-researched overall appraisal of the history, culture, politics, and economics of the boundary region between Zimbabwe and Mozambique. This is a regional and interdisciplinary work that deserves attention from scholars of southern Africa and anyone interested in ideas around development, environment, and power in the postcolonial African state. - Environmental History
  

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Contents

Colonization Failed and Successful
19
Compulsory Labor and Unclaimed Land in Gogoi Mozambique 18621992
22
From Clientship to LandGrabbing in Vhimba Zimbabwe 18931990
45
The Border
75
Refugees Squatters and the Politics of Land Allocation in Vhimba
78
Community Forestry as LandGrabbing in Vhimba
98
Expatriate Loggers and Mapmakers in Gogoi
122
Native Questions
147
Open Native Reserves or None?
150
In Conclusion Three Liberal Projects Reassessed
186
Glossary
201
Notes
203
References
241
Index
273
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David McDermott Hughes is assistant professor of human ecology at Rutgers University.

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