Environment and History: The Taming of Nature in the USA and South Africa

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Index

a
aboriginals 4-5, 18, 19, 20
Adamson, George and Joy 83-4
Addo elephant national park 77
Adirondack state park 47, 87
African Farmers Union 99
African Hunt (1912) 80
agave (century plant) 41
agriculture 6, 12, 36;
complementary farming system 53;
and conservationist state 61-9;
dry farming technique 63;
and fertilizers 68;
and mechanization 67;
monocultural 55-6, 105;
plantation system 55;
and price volatility 63-4;
regulation of 64;
and state subsidization 67-8;
unlimited exploitation 51-60
Agriculture, Departments of 60
agroforestry 48, 105
Ahwahneechee Indians 85
Akeley, Carl 80
Alaska 21, 72, 85-6, 99, 101, 112
Alcatraz Island 102
Aleuts 21
Algonkian Indians 36
American Cyanamid 106
American Fur Company 21
American Indians see Native Americans
American Museum of Natural History 80
Anasazi 4
ANC government 103
Anderson, David and Grove,
Richard 89
animals, domestic 18;
see also wildlife
antelope 22, 24, 25, 31, 47, 54
anti-nuclear movement 96
apartheid 100, 103, 114
Arbor Day 44
Astor, John Jacob 21
atomic power 95
Audubon movement 29
Australia 54

b
Baden-Powell, Robert S. S. 79
Bairstow, Sam 67
Barbier, Edward B. et al.86
Bartlett, Richard 59-60
Beard, Daniel Carter 79
beaver 21, 22, 24
Beinart, William 18
Bennett, H. H. 63, 64
betterment system 66, 67, 100
Big Open game reserve 110
Biko, Steve 7
biocentrism 94;
and park politics 82-90
bison, see buffalo
Blixen, Karen 78
Bodry-Sanders, Penelope 81
Boers 5, 17, 21, 23, 58
boll weevil 60
bontebok 88
Boone, Daniel 21
Boone and Crockett Club 29
Bophuthatswana 103
botany 6;
importation of 40-1;

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