- Introduction: Specialisation and diversification among African pastoral societies / Michael Bollig and Michael Schnegg -- 1. Herders before pastoralism: prehistoric prelude in the eastern Sahara / Rudolph Kuper and Heiko Riemer -- 2. 'I hope your cattle are well': archaeological evidence for early cattle-centred behaviour in the eastern Sahara of Sudan and Chad / Friederike Jesse, Birgit Keding, Tilman Lenssen-Erz and Nadja Pöllath -- 3. Trajectories to pastoralism in northern and central Kenya: an overview of the archaeological and environmental evidence / Paul Lane -- 4. From first stock keepers to specialised pastoralists in the West African savannah / Veerle Linseele -- 5. A short history of early herding in Southern Africa / Karim Sadr -- 6. Establishing a precolonial 'modern' cattle-and-gun society: (re-)pastoralisation, mercantile capitalism and power amongst Herero in nineteenth century central Namibia / Dag Henrichsen -- 7. The emergence of commercial ranching under state control and the encapsulation of pastoralism in African reserves / Christo Botha -- 8. Land, boreholes and fences: the development of commercial livestock farming in the Outjo district, Namibia / Ute Dieckmann -- 9. The political ecology of specialisation and diversification: long-term dynamics of pastoralism in East Pokot District, Kenya / Michael Bollig and Matthias Österle -- 10. Social-ecological change and institutional development in a pastoral community in north-western Namibia / Michael Bollig -- 11. Pastoral belonging: causes and consequences of part-time pastoralism in north-western Namibia / Michael Schnegg, Julia Pauli and Clemens Greiner -- 12. Pastoralism, conflict and state in contemporary eastern Chad: the case of Zaghawa-Tama relationships / Babett Jánszky and Grit Jungstand -- 13. Unofficial trade when states are weak: the case of cross-border livestock trade in the Horn of Africa / Peter D. Little -- 14. Pastoralism and trans-Saharan trade: the transformation of a historical trade route between eastern Chad and Libya / Meike Meerpohl -- 15. Pastoralism and nature conservation in Southern Africa / Susanne Berzborn and Martin Solich -- 16. The indigenisation of pastoral modernity: territoriality, mobility and poverty in dryland Africa / John G. Galaty.
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