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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Sarmento, João, 1969-
Fortifications, post-colonialism and power.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Company, ©2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||1 online resource (xv, 158 pages) : maps.|
|Contents:||Contents: Preface; Ruins and imperial legacies: global geographies of Portuguese-built forts; Portugal's 'weekend at the coast': Fort Jesus and empire celebrations in Kenya; (Post)colonial voices at Fort Jesus, Kenya; Mitigating the past: landscapes and memory fabrications in Cape Verde; A neglected trophy, elusive oil and re-workings of memory in Sao Tome e Principe; In the shadows of Mazagan: the Medina of Azamour, Morocco; Conclusions; Bibliography; Index.|
|Series Title:||Heritage, culture, and identity.|
|Responsibility:||by João Sarmento.|
'Joao Sarmento is a fantastic story-teller. This book is well written and presents in a very pleasant form an original excursion into the complexities of postcolonial geographies. Proceeding with