The African city : a history / Bill Freund

Author(s): Freund, Bill
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Subjects: Cities and towns--Africa--History
Urbanization--Africa--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007
Series: New approaches to African history
LC Classification: H, HT
Notes: LCCN: 2006008554
ISBN: 9780521821094 (hardback)
ISBN: 0521821096 (hardback)
ISBN: 9780521527927 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0521527929 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Urban life emerges in Africa -- African cities and the emergence of a world trading economy -- Colonialism and urbanisation -- Cities in revolt: the long-term crisis of South African urbanism -- The post-colonial African city -- Globalisation and the African city: Touba, Abidjan, Durban
Physical Description: x, 214 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 64770963
ISBN/ISSN: 9780521821094
0521821096
9780521527927
0521527929

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