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Author Freund, Bill.

Title The African city : a history / Bill Freund
Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 214 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series New approaches to African history
New approaches to African history.
Contents Urban life emerges in Africa -- African cities and the emergence of a world trading economy -- Colonialism and urbanisation -- Cities in revolt: the long time crisis of South African urbanism -- The post-colonial African city -- Globalisation and the African city: Touba, Abidjan, Durban
Summary "Gives a comprehensive picture of cities in Africa from early origins to the present."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cities and towns -- Africa -- History.
Urbanization -- Africa -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511334656 (electronic bk.)
0511335237 (electronic bk.)
0511618301 (electronic bk.)
9780511334658 (electronic bk.)
9780511335235 (electronic bk.)
9780511618307 (electronic bk.)