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Contributors David Anderson is professor of African politics and director of the African Studies Centre at the University of Oxford, as well as a fellow of St. Cross College. He has written extensively on the environmental and political history of eastern Africa. His most recent books are The Khat Controversy: Stimulating the Debate on Drugs, Histories of the Hanged: Britain’s Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire, and the forthcoming Uncivil Society: Violence and Politics in Kenya. He is currently engaged in a research project on environmental change, settlement, and mobility in the Omo Valley of southwestern Ethiopia. Martine Barwegen studied animal sciences at Wageningen University in the Netherlands and completed her PhD on the history of animal husbandry in Java. Since then she has worked as an agricultural journalist. Her major publications include her PhD thesis, “Gouden Hoorns: De geschiedenis van de veehouderij op Java, 1850–2000”;“Browsing in Livestock History : Large Herbivores and the Environment in Java, 1850–2000”in the collection Smallholders and Stockbreeders: Histories of Foodcrop and Livestock Farming in Southeast Asia; and “De Burgerlijke Veeartsenijkundige Dienst en de uitbraak van de veepest in 1878 op Java,” in the journal Argos. Karen Brown is an Economic and Social Research Council fellow at the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Oxford. She is interested in environmental,veterinary,and medical history with a research focus on South Africa. She has published on a number of environmental issues and has just completed a book on the history of rabies in southern Africa. Other recent publications include “Veterinary Entomology, Colonial Science and the Challenge of Tick-borne Diseases in South Africa during the late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries” in the journal Parassitologia ; “From Ubombo to Mkhuzi: Disease, Colonial Science and the  | Contributors Control of Nagana (Livestock Trypanosomosis) in Zululand, South Africa, c1894–1955” in the Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences; “Poisonous Plants, Pastoral Knowledge and Perceptions of Environmental Change in South Africa, c. 1880–1940” in the journal Environment and History; and “Tropical Medicine and Animal Diseases: Onderstepoort and the Development of Veterinary Science in South Africa 1908–1950” in the Journal of Southern African Studies. William G.Clarence-Smith is professor of the economic history of Asia and Africa at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and chief editor of the Journal of Global History. His latest book is Islam and the Abolition of Slavery. His thesis and first book, Slaves, Capitalists and Peasants in Southern Angola, 1840–1926, considered the pastoral economy of this region. He has since published on the trade in equids in the Indian Ocean, specifically in Indonesia, and on the raising of horses in Southeast Asia. He is preparing a book on equids and elephants in this region. Daniel F. Doeppers is emeritus professor of geography and Southeast Asian studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is currently finishing a book-length study, Feeding Manila in Peace and War, 1850–1945. His more recent works include Population and History: The Demographic Origins of the Modern Philippines (coedited with Peter Xenos); “Lighting a Fire: Home Fuel in Manila, 1850–1945” in the journal Philippine Studies; “Beef Consumption and Regional Cattle Husbandry Systems in the Philippines, 1850–1930s” in the collection Smallholders and Stockbreeders; Histories of Foodcrop and Livestock Farming in Southeast Asia; and “Metropolitan Manila in the Great Depression: Crisis for Whom?” in the collection Capitalism in Asia. John Fisher is loosely attached to the Faculty of Business and Law at the University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia. As he spends considerable periods in the United Kingdom, his research interests extend from veterinary history in Australasia to local history in Nottinghamshire. Key recent publications include “The Origins, Spread and Disappearance of Contagious Bovine Pleuro-pneumonia in New Zealand” in the Australian Veterinary Journal and “Rochdale Co-operation in New South Wales: A Failure of Cultural Transmission?” in the collection Shop Till You Drop: Australian Essays on Consuming and Dying. Daniel Gilfoyle studied history at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and at Birkbeck College, University of London. He completed the degree of doctor of philosophy at St. Antony’s College, Univer- Contributors |  sity of Oxford, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Oxford. He has published a number of articles on the history of veterinary science and now works at the National Archives in London. Ann N. Greene is in the...

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ISBN
9780821443101
Related ISBN
9780821418857
MARC Record
OCLC
681350866
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
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No
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