Resurrecting the Granary of Rome: Environmental History and French Colonial Expansion in North Africa

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Tales of deforestation and desertification in North Africa have been told from the Roman period to the present. Such stories of environmental decline in the Maghreb are still recounted by experts and are widely accepted without question today. Recent research in arid lands ecology and new paleoecological evidence, however, do not support many claims of deforestation, overgrazing, and desertification in this region. Diana K. Davis s pioneering analysis reveals the critical influence of French scientists and administrators ...

Resurrecting the Granary of Rome: Environmental History and French Colonial Expansion in North Africa 2007, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821417522

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Resurrecting the Granary of Rome: Environmental History and French Colonial Expansion in North Africa 2007, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821417515

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