Conversations In The Rainforest: Culture, Values, And The Environment In Central Africa, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Conversations In The Rainforest

Culture, Values, And The Environment In Central Africa, 1st Edition

By Richard Peterson

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336 pages

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 A rich, interdisciplinary study of Central African land ethics incorporating conversations with local rainforest inhabitants that yield vibrant new insights into the dilemmas of sustaining Africa's rainforests and its people. In Conversations in the Rainforest, Richard B. Peterson combines interdisciplinary research and intimate, first-hand conver

Table of Contents

Note on Nomenclature and Congo’s Changing Context -- Introduction -- Central African Land Ethics: Theoretical Questions and Research Perspectives -- Narratives on Nature: An Opening Conversation with Ubangian Farmers -- Parts of a Whole: Nature, Society, and Cosmology in the Ubangi -- Reservations About Nature Reserves: Local Voices on Conservation in the Ituri -- One Step Removed: The Voices of University-Educated Project Staff and Local Academics -- Conclusion: Lessons for Environmental Practice, Theory, and Ethics -- Glossary of Local Terms -- Areas Awaiting Further Investigation -- References1 for Areas of Further Investigation

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL053000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / African
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies