Renegotiating Barbuda's commons: recent changes in Barbudan open-range cattle herding

  title={Renegotiating Barbuda's commons: recent changes in Barbudan open-range cattle herding},
  author={Amy E. Potter and Andrew Sluyter},
  journal={Journal of Cultural Geography},
  pages={129 - 150}
Barbuda remains little developed and sparsely populated relative to its neighbors in the Leeward Lesser Antilles, a rather extraordinary and relatively unknown Caribbean place. Much of its distinctiveness derives from the communal land-tenure system, itself rooted in three centuries of open-range cattle herding. Yet, as revealed through interviews, newspaper archives, and landscape observations, open-range cattle herding has declined over the past three decades, with related changes in land… Expand
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