Search for dissertations about: "Vilanculos"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word Vilanculos.

  1. 1. Changing Landscapes : An Environmental History of Chibuene, Southern Mozambique

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi

    Author : Anneli Ekblom; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; environmental history; archaeology; archaeobotany; paleoecology; vegetation history; pollen analysis; environmental management; environmental insecurity; resource utilisation; landscape; paleclimatology; trade; oral tradition; Mozambique; Vilanculos; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the dynamics of environmental change and its embeddedness in the long term interactions of social history and rainfall variability through the building of an environmental history of the Chibuene locality, the coastal plain of southern Mozambique, 5 km south of the town Vilanculos, from 400 AD to present day. Land-use practices over time are discussed on the basis of vegetation and land-use history based pollen analysis, charcoal influx and diatom analysis. READ MORE