1st Edition

Conversations In The Rainforest
Culture, Values, And The Environment In Central Africa





ISBN 9780367007164
Published April 18, 2019 by Routledge
336 Pages

USD $159.95

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Book Description

This book focuses on local perspectives on Central African land ethics and Africa's diverse and vibrant oral traditions. It presents the discovery of Central African perceptions and ways of using the forest and what they have to teach us about living sustainably on the earth.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Central African Land Ethics: Theoretical Questions and Research Perspectives 3. Narratives on Nature: An Opening Conversation with Ubangian Farmers 4. Parts of a Whole: Nature, Society, and Cosmology in the Ubangi 5. Reservations About Nature Reserves: Local Voices on Conservation in the lturi 6. One Step Removed: The Voices of University-Educated Project Staff and Local Academics 7. Conclusion: Lessons for Environmental Practice, Theory, and Ethics

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