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Change in the Agricultural Land Use in West Upolu, Western Samoa

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Title:Change in the Agricultural Land Use in West Upolu, Western Samoa
Authors:Bryant, Nevin A.
Contributors:Pirie, Peter N.D. (advisor)
Geography and Environment (department)
Samoan Islands
land use
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Date Issued:Sep 1967
Publisher:[Honolulu] : [University of Hawaii at Manoa], [September 1967]
Abstract:It was because west Upolu has been the first area to undergo modification of its social organization and agricultural production that it was selected as an area to demonstrate the social and economic forces that have acted upon the patterning of land use in Western Samoa.The main body of this report contains three sections, the first of which discusses the history of land use changes that have occurred in west Upolu, with particular emphasis upon events that have contributed significantly to the present scene. The second section analyses and discusses the extent to which socio-economic and environmental factors affect village agriculture today. The concluding section discusses land use change and its relationship to the change in the socio-economic status of the Samoan villager.
Description:MA University of Hawaii at Manoa 1967
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 161–169).
Pages/Duration:ix, 174 leaves and l portfolio (10 folded maps and tables) : illustrations, maps, tables ; 29 cm
Rights:All UHM dissertations and theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission from the copyright owner.
Appears in Collections: M.A. - Geography

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