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Imperial Gullies: Soil Erosion and Conservation in Lesotho

By: Kate Barger Showers

346 pages, b/w illus

Ohio University Press

Paperback | Mar 2005 | #155541 | ISBN: 0821416146
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Hardback | Mar 2005 | #155540 | ISBN: 0821416138
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About this book

Once the grain basket for South Africa, much of Lesotho has become a scarred and treeless wasteland. In 'Imperial Gullies: Soil Erosion and Conservation in Lesotho', Kate B. Showers documents the causes of this devastation.


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Biography

Kate B. Showers is a visiting research fellow and senior research associate at the Centre for World Environmental History, University of Sussex, England. She has lived in rural Lesotho and has served as head of research, Institute of Southern African Studies, National University of Lesotho.

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