Cutting the Vines of the Past

Wandering through the forest in search of vines to fashion into fishing traps , the two seized upon the same vine and thus met . They developed a fast friendship , arranging a series of marriages among their children , who produced the ...

Author: Tamara Giles-Vernick

Publisher: University of Virginia Press

ISBN: 0813921031

Category: History

Page: 316

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To illuminate how a group of equatorial Africans understands environmental change, Giles-Vernick (history, City U. of New York- Baruch College) examines the changing intellectual tools and content of environmental and historical perceptions and knowledge among Mpiemu people who lived in the middle and upper Sangha River basin of the Central African Republic during the 20th century. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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