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Namibia's red line : the history of a veterinary and settlement border / Giorgio Miescher.

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Author/Creator:
Miescher, Giorgio.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
1st ed. - New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xii, 327 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Note:
"This book is adapted from the German manuscript 'Die Rote Linie. Eine Geschichte der Veterinär- und Siedlungsgrenze in Namibia (1890er-1960er Jahre), ' completed in 2009 and published in 2012 by the Basler Afrika Bibliographien in Switzerland."
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-319) and index.
Contents:
  • The rinderpest cordon of 1896-1897
  • The police zone boundary and "restricted areas, " 1905-1915
  • The invention of the red line, 1915-1928
  • The red line as a veterinary and settlement border, 1928-1945
  • The red line: from zone to fence, 1945-1960s
  • In search of the red line.
Series:
Palgrave series in African borderlands studies.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780230337480
0230337481

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