Namibia"s red line

the history of a veterinary and settlement border
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Palgrave Macmillan , New York, NY
Boundaries, Veterinary Quarantine, Colonization, Veterinary public health, Hi
StatementGiorgio Miescher
SeriesPalgrave series in African borderlands studies, Palgrave series in African borderlands studies
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LC ClassificationsDT1603 .M54 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL25316913M
ISBN 139780230337480
LC Control Number2012017943

Namibia's Red Line: The History of a Veterinary and Settlement Border (Palgrave Series in African Borderlands Studies) th Edition by G. Miescher (Author) ISBN   'Real and imagined, the Red Line slices through Namibia's history. Miescher provides a compelling and vivid account of an historic journey along the line as it is constantly re-mapped and re-inscribed upon the landscape, defining Namibia's space and time for almost a century and still continues to cast its shadowlike presence.'Manufacturer: Palgrave Macmillan.

Book Title Namibia's Red Line Book Subtitle The History of a Veterinary and Settlement Border Authors. Miescher; Series Title Palgrave Series in African Borderlands Studies Copyright Publisher Palgrave Macmillan US Copyright Holder Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.

eBook ISBN DOI / Hardcover ISBN. This kilometre fence divides northern from central Namibia even today. The book combines a macro and a micro-perspective and differentiates between cartographic and physical reality. The analysis explores both the colonial state's agency with regard to veterinary and settlement policies and the strategies of Africans and Europeans living close to the border.

Namibia's red line: the history of a veterinary and settlement border. [Giorgio Miescher] -- Based on archival sources and oral history, this book reconstructs a border-building process in Namibia that spanned more than sixty years.

Namibia's Red Line explores the border "where 'white' settler Africa encountered the 'black' African interior" (p. The book's six substantive chapters move chrono logically through a shifting colonial spatial regime centered on what became known as the Red Line.

It began as a veterinary cordon in a futile attempt to arrest the Rinderpest. He is the author of Namibia’s Red Line: The History of a Veterinary and Settlement Border () and co-author of the award-winning African Posters ().

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Sponsored by the IHC’s Ancient Borderlands RFG, the IHC’s African Studies RFG, and the Department of History. The invention of the red line, The red line as a veterinary and settlement border, The red line: from zone to fence, s In search of the red line.

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Miescher provides a compelling and vivid account of an historic journey along the line as it is constantly re-mapped and 3/5(1). Hanlie Snyman Wroth and Gerry van Tonder. ISBN 30 Degrees South, Over the years, much has been written about individuals and the forces and their operations in what became commonly known as South Africa’s Border War, or Grens Oorlog, but never before has the human spirit of this year-old conflict been so graphically and unashamedly captured and chronicled as in this book.

MY GOOD friend John Mutorwa, Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, railed against the Red Line last week. His take was that the Red Line "appears to divide the country". The Red Line, also referred to as the veterinary cordon fence (VCF) is a pest-exclusion fence separating northern Namibia from the central and southern country parts.

It encases several northern regions: Oshana Region, Kavango East Region, Omusati Region, Zambezi Region, Omaheke Region, Kunene Region, and parts of Khomas Region and Oshikoto Region.

South of the fence today there commercial. Red Data Book of Namibian Plants by Sonja Loots Red Data Book of Namibian Plants Sonja Loots For any enquiries about the Red Data Book of Namibian Plants contact: National Botanical Research Institute Private Bag Windhoek Namibia Tel.: () 61 Fax: () 61 E-mail: @ Removal of RED LINE in Namibia.

44 likes. The Red Line, also referred to the veterinary cordon fence (VCF) is a Pest-exclusion fence separating Northern Namibia from the central and southern country. Namibia's Red Line: The History of a Veterinary and Settlement Border (Palgrave Series in African Borderlands Studies) eBook: G.

Miescher: : Kindle Store. Read "Namibia's Red Line The History of a Veterinary and Settlement Border" by G. Miescher available from Rakuten Kobo. Based on archival sources and oral history, this book reconstructs a border-building process in Namibia that spanned mor.

Journey to Northern Namibia: Beyond the Red Line Last modified on September 18th, at On January 6th, I crammed into a bus with the other WorldTeach volunteers and braced myself for an eight hour journey to Omungwelume, Namibia, where we would have our week-long teaching practicum.

The Red Line or Veterinary Cordon Fence was originally created in by the imperial German administration to contain a Rinderpest outbreak.

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Since the s it served to prevent the spread of Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) from North to South. It is important however that I maintain that the Red Line should be moved to our border with Angola, not removed completely. I am sure His Excellency the.

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The tourists at Etosha conjure up a fantastic Africa after their nightly dinner by walking to the fence at the hotel-managed waterhole to stare at the rhinos and lions and eland coming to drink: a glimpse of wild nature with overhead floodlights. The Red Line's history is understood as a gradual process of segregating livestock and people, and of constructing dichotomies of modern and traditional, healthy and sick, European and African.

Based on archival sources and oral history, this book reconstructs a border-building process in Namibia that spanned more than sixty years. Today we know this internal 'border' as the Red Line, also referred to as the veterinary cordon fence (VCF.) The fence separates Namibia northern regions from the rest of the country.

The Red Line is an obstacle to many north and north-eastern livestock farmers, who unlike their commercial counterparts, do not have access to markets such as Windhoek and all the other towns. Namibian Books. Published in Namibia. Field Guides & Coffee Table Books; Fiction, Poetry, Arts & Craft; Namibian Children's Books; Namibian History, Politics & Culture; Biographies & Memoirs; Social Issues & Other Non-Fiction; Educational & Languages; Published outside of Namibia.

The Red Line. Between Grootfontein and Rundu, and Tsumeb and Ondangwa, the B8 and B1 cross the ‘Red Line’, the Animal Disease Control Checkpoint veterinary control fence separating the commercial cattle ranches of the south from the communal subsistence lands to the north. Since the s, this fence has barred the north–south movement of animals as a precaution against foot-and-mouth disease and.

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Over the past quarter century, four consecutive American presidents&#;two Democrat, two Republican&#;have spent more time, diplomatic capital, and military resources on Iraq than any other country in the world. Much as the Vietnam syndrome cast. The Law Reform Development Commission has declared its intention to replace the infamous ‘Red Line law’, or Native Administration Proclamation 15 ofwith a new matrimonial regime.

This will make the default system of marriage in community of property apply to everyone in Namibia. Red Line 4. Schülerbuch 8. Schuljahr and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

Namibia - Namibia - History: The history of Namibia is not well chronicled. Its isolated geographic position limited contact with the outside world until the 19th century. Explorer, missionary, trader, conqueror, and settler sources are neither comprehensive, notable for accuracy, nor unbiased.

Professional historiography is a post development in the country, and the political events of. The recent travel books of Paul Theroux are an acquired taste, as they tend to present depressing portraits of Third World dystopias. His most recent Africa book, which includes a section on Namibia, is true to form.

Theroux is a fine writer, but after a few pages of “The Last Train to Zona Verde,” I felt in dire need of a stiff drink. The Red Line is a pest exclusion fence separating northern Namibia from the central and southern parts of the country.

It encases several northern regions: Oshana, Kavango East, Omusati, Zambezi, Omaheke, Kunene and parts of Khomas and the Oshikoto Regions.