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Bollig, Michael

Works: 10 works in 58 publications in 2 languages and 1,571 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: U21.2, 355.02
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michael Bollig
The practice of war : production, reproduction and communication of armed violence by Aparna Rao( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information to help in a better understanding of the specific and the general in wartime. This book examines how people cope and adjust to situations of war, depending upon whether these are low-intensity or high-intensity ones, and on whether they are brief phases of conflict or long enduring periods of violence
African landscapes : interdisciplinary approaches by Olaf Bubenzer( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landscape studies provide a crucial perspective into the interaction between humans and their environment, shedding insight on social, cultural, and economic topics. The research explores both the way that natural processes have affected the development of culture and society, as well as the ways that natural landscapes themselves are the product of historical and cultural processes. Most previous studies of the landscape selectively focused on either the natural sciences or the social sciences, but the research presented in African Landscapes bridges that gap. This work is unique in its interdisciplinary scope. Over the past twelve years, the contributors to this volume have participated in the collaborative research center ACACIA (Arid Climate Adaptation and Cultural Innovation in Africa), which deals with the relationship between cultural processes and ecological dynamics in Africa{u2019}s arid areas. The case studies presented here come from mainly Sahara/Sahel and southwestern Africa, and are all linked to broader discussions on the concept of landscape, and themes of cultural, anthropological, geographical, botanical, sociological, and archaeological interest. The contributions in this work are enhanced by full color photographs that put the discussion in context visually
Pastoralism in Africa : past, present, and future by Michael Bollig( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pastoralism has shaped livelihoods and landscapes on the African continent for millennia. Mobile livestock husbandry has generally been portrayed as an economic strategy that successfully met the challenges of low biomass productivity and environmental variability in arid and semi-arid environments. This volume focuses on the emergence, diversity, and inherent dynamics of pastoralism in Africa based on research during a twelve-year period on the southwest and northeast regions. Unraveling the complex prehistory, history, and contemporary political ecology of African pastoralism, results in in
Namibia-Deutschland, eine geteilte Geschichte : Widerstand, Gewalt, Erinnerung by Deutsches Historisches Museum( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Zentralafrikanische Regenwald : Ökologie, Geschichte, Gesellschaft, Wirtschaft( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven zu Kultur- und Landschaftswandel im ariden und semiariden Nordwest Namibia by Michael Bollig( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Überlebensstrategien in Afrika( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krieg und Kampf : die Gewalt in unseren Köpfen( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aridity, change and conflict in Africa : proceedings of an international ACACIA conference held at Königswinter, Germany, October 1-3, 2003 by ACACIA( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impacts of global change on the hydrological cycle in West and Northwest Africa by Peter Speeth( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africa is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In particular shortage of fresh water is expected to be the dominant water problem for West and Northwest Africa of the 21st century. In order to solve present and projected future problems concerning fresh water supply, a highly interdisciplinary approach is used in the book. Strategies are offered for a sustainable and future-oriented water management. Based on different scenarios, a range of management options is suggested with the aid of Information Systems and Spatial Decision Support Systems for two river catchments in Northwest Africa
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The practice of war : production, reproduction and communication of armed violence
English (35)

German (23)

African landscapes : interdisciplinary approachesImpacts of global change on the hydrological cycle in West and Northwest Africa