This book is concerned with evaluating the antiquity of the domestication changes in northern Africa, considering the nature of the environments in which they arose, their social implications and the influence of climatic change on their later progress.

chapter |24 pages

Introduction: Ecology and society in northeast African history

ByDavid M. Anderson, Douglas H. Johnson

part I|88 pages

Archaeological and Historical Perspectives

chapter 2|26 pages

The great drought and famine of 1888–92 in northeast Africa

ByRichard Pankhurst, Douglas H. Johnson

chapter 3|40 pages

Emutai: crisis and response in Maasailand 1883–1902

ByRichard Waller

part II|191 pages

Case Studies

chapter 8|25 pages

Prelude to disaster: the case of Karamoja

ByBeverley Gartrell

chapter 11|22 pages

Looking for a cool place: the Mursi, 1890s–1980s

ByDavid Turton