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2 edition of text-book of West African agriculture found in the catalog.

text-book of West African agriculture

Frederick Robert Irvine

text-book of West African agriculture

soils and crops.

by Frederick Robert Irvine

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Published by Oxford U.P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed.1934.

The Physical Object
Pagination367p.,ill.,19cm
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19867292M

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  (Journal of West African History) "While Deep Roots is a scholarly endeavor anyone interested in South Carolina's rice history or African history would find it both fascinating and full of interesting facts, stories, illustrations and graphs that bring the story to ry 18, " (Walterboro, SC)Reviews: 3. positive e ects on African economic development. By a British academic was writing of an \Economic Revolution in British West Africa" unleashed by the colonial powers on backward Africa (McPhee, ). This consensus between left and right continues to the present, with Lenin being replaced by Birnberg and.

Landscapes, sources and intellectual projects of the West African past: essays in honour of Paulo Fernando de Moraes Farias. Edited by Toby Green, Benedetta Rossi. Leiden ; Boston: Brill, [] Law, Robin. The horse in West African history: the role of the horse in the societies of pre-colonial West . Books shelved as west-africa: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi A.


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The first of three books in IFPRI's climate change in Africa series, West African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis examines the food security threats facing 11 of the countries that make up West Africa -- Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo -- and explores how climate change will Reviews: 1.

The first of three books in IFPRI’s climate change in Africa series, West African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis examines the food security threats facing 11 of the countries that make up West Africa — Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo — and explores how climate change will /5(2).

Originally published inthis book was written to provide candidates for British government service in West Africa with information on agricultural practice in the region. The text is primarily based around discussion of the problems associated with farming in the area and the methods used to solve by: 4.

Text-book of West African agriculture, soils and crops. London, H. Milford, Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Irvine, Frederick Robert. Text-book of West African agriculture, soils and crops. London, H.

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Soils and Crops. pp pp. 41 Abstract: The opening chapters give general instruction on the principles of agriculture. Subsequent chapters deal individually with the chief crops of West Africa west Author: F.

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