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Leisure and Society in Colonial Brazzaville

Author: Phyllis Martin
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: African Studies, no. 87.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

In this pioneering book, Phyllis Martin opens up a new field of African research: the leisure activities of urban Africans. Her comprehensive study investigates the ways in which recreational  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis Martin
ISBN: 9780511584756 051158475X 9780521495516 0521495512
OCLC Number: 776950770
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 22 Dec 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (296 pages)
Contents: Introduction; 1. An African crossroads, a frontier post and a colonial town, c.1880-1915; 2. Taking hold of the town, c.1915-1960; 3. The emergence of leisure; 4. Football is king; 5. About the town; 6. Dressing well; 7. High society; 8. Conclusion.
Series Title: African Studies, no. 87.
Responsibility: Phyllis Martin.


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