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(1) Moisture and Farming in South Africa (2) The Earth Goddess


THE great diversity of African agricultural problems is well illustrated by these two volumes. In South Africa moisture dominates the situation, and, on the west coast, anthropology.

(1) Moisture and Farming in South Africa

By W. R. Thompson. (South African Agricultural Series, Vol. 14.) Pp. 260. (Johannesburg: Central News Agency, Ltd; London: Gordon and Gotch, Ltd., 1936.) 21s.

(2) The Earth Goddess:

Sa Study of Native Farming on the West African Coast. By G. Howard Jones. (Royal Empire Society Imperial Studies, No. 12.) (Published for the Royal Empire Society.) Pp. xii + 206 + 8 plates. (London, New York and Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co., Ltd., 1936.) 12s. 6d. net.

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