Long-term drivers of vulnerability and resilience to drought in the Zambezi-Save area of southern Africa, 1505–1830

  title={Long-term drivers of vulnerability and resilience to drought in the Zambezi-Save area of southern Africa, 1505–1830},
  author={Matthew J. Hannaford},
  journal={Global and Planetary Change},
Historical studies of human interaction with climate are one approach through which to understand responses to environmental stress today. Most studies of vulnerability are based upon short timeframes in the recent past and so may focus on its symptoms rather than its underlying causes, or derive exclusively from systems-based approaches that can present historical change without recourse to human agency. This paper makes extensive use of the historical written record to analyse the comparative… Expand

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