“Green colonialism”: the background behind a Western outlook on African nature

In his book L’Invention du colonialisme vert – Pour en finir avec le mythe de l’Éden africain (“The Invention of Green Colonialism – Putting an end to the myth of the African Eden,” Flammarion, 2020), the environmental historian Guillaume Blanc analyzes the undercurrents and consequences of an idealized vision of African nature inherited from the colonial period.

Interview 5 MIN