Mountain Farmers: Moral Economies of Land & Agricultural Development in Arusha & Meru (Paperback)

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This work examines the struggle between the Meru and Arusha peoples and their German and British rulers over the issue of land and agricultural development on Mount Meru in northern Tanzania. It shows how the Meru and Arashi, faced with an iron ring of land alienated by European settlers successfully intensified their own irrigated agriculture to bring about what has been termed an indigenous agricultural revolution.

Tanzania: Mkuki na Nyota.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780852557372
ISBN-10: 085255737X
Publisher: James Currey
Publication Date: February 1st, 1997
Pages: 272
Language: English