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Author Green-Simms, Lindsey B., 1978- author

Title Postcolonial automobility : car culture in West Africa / Lindsey B. Green-Simms
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2017
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Contents Introduction: Thinking automobility, feeling automobility -- The hum of progress: motorcars and the modernization of West Africa -- "No danger no delay": Wole Soyinka and the perils of driving -- Moving pictures, mired cars: The automobile in African francophone -- The return of the Mercedes: Upward mobility, the good life, and Nigerian video film -- Women in traffic: towards a feminist automobility -- Conclusion: Global (be)longings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Automobile driving -- Social aspects -- Africa, West.
Automobiles in literature.
Automobiles in motion pictures.
Automobiles -- Social aspects -- Africa, West.
Automobiles -- Africa, West -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1452954704 (electronic bk.)
9781452954707 (electronic bk.)