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Production Relations in Semi‐Arid African Agriculture

Hans Binswanger, John McIntire, and Chris Udry

in The Economic Theory of Agrarian Institutions

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287629
eISBN:
9780191595912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287623.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, the authors depart from the presumption of densely populated economies and start from an isolated, land‐abundant, semi‐arid economy; they study its special institutional features and ... More


In the Heart of the Fringe: The Socio-economics of Marginal Land

Katherine Blouin

in Triangular Landscapes: Environment, Society, and the State in the Nile Delta under Roman Rule

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199688722
eISBN:
9780191767876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688722.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Nile Delta is an area rich in environments that are structurally marginal from the point of view of agrarian production: semi-arid and arid zones, lakes, marshes, and lagoons with sweet, ... More


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