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Author McCann, James C
Title People of the Plow : An Agricultural History of Ethiopia, 1800-1990
Imprint Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 1995
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Maps -- Tables -- Transliteration -- Preface -- Prologue: Fanus, Agriculture, and History -- Part I. The Plow and the Land -- 1. The Salubrious Highlands: A Historical Setting -- 2. The Ox-Plow Complex: an Ecological Revolution -- 3. Fanus in the Agrarian Polity: Historical Trends in Population,Fanu Resources, and Specialized Agriculture, 1800-1916 -- Part II. The Plow and Ethiopian Historical Landscapes -- 4. From Royal Fields to Marginal Lands: Agriculture in Ankober, Shawa, 1840-1990 -- 5. The Plow in the Forest: Agriculture, Population, and Maize Monoculture in Gera -- 6. Addis Ababa's Kitchen: Food, Forage, and Intensification in a Closed Ox-Plow Economy, Ada 1800-1990 -- 7. Conclusion: People of the Plow, People of the City -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: Crop Names -- Appendix B: Glossary of Agricultural Terms -- Bibliography -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: McCann, James C. People of the Plow : An Agricultural History of Ethiopia, 1800-1990 Madison : University of Wisconsin Press,c1995 9780299146108
Subject Agriculture -- Ethiopia -- History.;Ethiopia -- History
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