Burning Table Mountain

Author(s): 
Pooley, Simon
ISBN: 
9781137415431
Date published: 
September 2014
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

This is an environmental history of humans and wildfire on the Cape Peninsula, from the practices of Khoikhoi herders to the conflagrations of January 2000. The book examines how the region's unique, famously diverse fynbos vegetation has been transformed since European colonial settlement, through urbanisation and biological modifications.