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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 230–246.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Tad Brown Abstract As veterinary efforts reduced outbreaks of rinderpest in the Gambia, the colonial government sought to capitalize on an increased rural cattle population. One idea was to build a boat—the Jarga —to ship cattle downriver to the capital. This article recounts that venture. Whereas...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 289–290.
Published: 01 April 2015
... scholarly essays from the proceedings of a conference organized in 2010 under the auspices of the german Historical institute in london. The themes are chronologically and geographically structured to cover the atlantic world of africa from the Sene-gambia down to angola. The vast northern territories...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 January 2002
... Portuguese visitor Valentim Fernandes, she ex? plains, confused two rice harvests with two rainy seasons in the Gambia, and in her discussion of flood recession (decrue) agriculture and its impor? tance in the region, she indicates Africans developed a "clever land-use strategy for a drought-prone region...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 41–67.
Published: 01 April 2012
... uncertainty.25 The vast majority of slaves in Louisiana by the 1766 census had come from Senegambia, that part of West Africa drained by the Senegal and Gambia rivers (Figure 6). Nearly six thousand enslaved Africans, some two-thirds of them male, came on twenty-three voyages between 1719 and 1743 direct from...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (2): 220–254.
Published: 01 April 2006
... in Northern Ethiopia: Understanding Environmental Change in Smallholder Farming Systems." Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, Uppsala (Swe- den),2003. Ceesay, Mustapha Masanneh. "Management of Rice Production Systems to Increase Productivity in the Gambia, West Africa." Cornell Univer? sity, Ithaca (USA), 2004...