Africa

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7.19
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Africa
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The Nature of German Imperialism: Conservation and the Politics of Wildlife in Colonial East Africa

The Nature of German Imperialism: Conservation and the Politics of Wildlife in Colonial East Africa. Cover.

Gissibl, Bernhard. The Nature of German Imperialism: Conservation and the Politics of Wildlife in Colonial East Africa. New York, Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2016.

Reflecting on Unruliness

This reflection on unruliness refers to all papers in the volume, demonstrating how the concept of unruly environments provides a perspective of human-nature relationships from the vantage point of humans.

Unruly Environments

About this issue

Bringing together scholarship from across the globe, this volume of RCC Perspectives aims to shed light and stimulate discussion on the past, present, and future of the “unruly” environments that frustrate efforts at social and environmental control.

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The Establishment of the Mafia Island Marine Park

The Mafia Island Marine Park (MIMP) off the southeast coast of Tanzania is officially established by a resolution of the Tanzanian National Assembly. Its attempt at conserving marine resources creates problems for locals who rely on marine ecosystems for income.

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Energy (and) Colonialism, Energy (In)Dependence: Africa, Europe, Greenland, North America

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What does history tell us about energy transitions? What do energy transitions tell us about the history of colonialism? This volume of RCC Perspectives presents five histories of colonial projects that transformed potential energy sources in Africa, Europe, North America, and Greenland into mechanical energy for wealth production.

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