Cotton is the Mother of Poverty - Peasants, Work, and Rural Struggle in Colonial Mozambique, 1938 - 1961
, by Allen Isaacman. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1996. xii, 272 pp. Reviewed by Frank Hirtz
, Department of Human and Community Development, University of California - Davis.
After the USSR. Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Politics in the Commonwealth of Independent States
, by Anatoly M. Khazanov. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. 1995, 310 pages. Reviewed by Pal Kolstö
, Department of East European and Oriental Studies, University of Oslo.
The Mekong Delta: Ecology, Economy and Revolution, 1860-1960
, by Pierre Brocheux. Madison: The Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin, 1995. xvii, 270 pp. Reviewed by Joakim Öjendal, Göteborg Center for East and Southeast Asian Studies (GESEAS), Göteborg University, Sweden.
Modern Environmentalism: An Introduction
, by David Pepper. viii, 376 pp., figures, tables, glossary. London and New York: Routledge, 1996. Reviewed by Adrian Peace
, Department of Anthropology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
Confronting Historical Paradigms: Peasants, Labor and the Capitalist World System in Africa and Latin America
, edited by Frederick Cooper. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1993. viii 430 pp. & Dependency and Development: An Introduction to the Third World
, by Ted Lewellen. Westport: Bergin and Garvey, 1995. xi, 271 pp. Reviewed by Richard K. Reed, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Trinity University.
Feminist Political Ecology: Global Issues and Local Experiences
. Dianne Rocheleau, Barbara Thomas-Slayter and Esther Wangari (eds) London and New York: Routledge, 1996. xviii, 327 pp. Reviewed by Helen Ross
, Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, Australian National University, Canberra.