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Africa's legacies of urbanization : unfolding saga of a continent

Author: Stefan Goodwin
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an interdisciplinary look at African cities and the urbanisation process. Beginning with an overview of the urban experience in Africa, this book studies the histories of urbanisation in the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Goodwin
ISBN: 0739107313 9780739107317
OCLC Number: 184966845
Description: xii, 514 p. : ill., cartes
Contents: Urban process and the human condition --
Challenges of settlement : an ecological perspective --
Emergence of cities : the centrality of Africa --
Macedonians, Greeks, Romans, Africans --
Legacies into the late 14th century --
Retrenchment and consolidation --
Jihads, European hegemony and beyond --
Great transformation : commerce to conquest --
From scramble to struggle --
Innocence, greed, imperialism --
Tribulations, trials, opportunities --
Early legacies from near the sea --
Beyond Suez : continuing challenges --
Through the era of Muhammad Ali --
Northeastern Africa evolving.
Responsibility: Stefan Goodwin.
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Dr. Goodwin's book is a welcome addition to the much needed literature on 'understanding Africa.' Goodwin sheds light on the continent's legacies and offers a new outlook on a continent that Read more...

 
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