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The history of African cities south of the Sahara from the origins to colonization by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch

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Published by Markus Wiener Publishers in Princton, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa, Sub-Saharan

Subjects:

  • Cities and towns -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCatherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ; translated by Mary Baker.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT148.S8 C6713 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 421 p. :
Number of Pages421
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3297345M
ISBN 101558763023
LC Control Number2004022622

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  Cities have existed in sub-Saharan Africa since antiquity. But only now are historians and archaeologists rediscovering their rich heritage: the ancient ruins of Great Zimbabwe and Congo, the harbor cities at the Indian Ocean, the capitals of the Bantu Kingdoms, the Atlantic cities from the 16th to the 18th centuries, and the urban revolutions in the 19th century.4/5. The History of African Cities South of the Sahara: From the Origins to Colonization. Cities have existed in sub-Saharan Africa since antiquity. But only now are historians and archaeologists rediscovering their rich heritage: the ancient ruins of Great Zimbabwe and Congo, the harbor cities at the Indian Ocean, the capitals of the Bantu Kingdoms, the Atlantic cities from the 16th to the 18th centuries, and the urban .   History of African Cities South of the Sahara: From the Origins to Colonization. by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch, Mary Baker (Translator), Mary Baker (Translator)Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch Pages: The history of African cities south of the Sahara: from the origins to colonization by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Cities and towns, History; Places: Sub-Saharan Africa.

Indeed, the existence of cities in Africa south of the Sahara prior to colonization is mostly dismissed in the classic works on urban history by Mumford and Bairoch. Only recently, after a couple of conferences brought together several hundred researchers of the phenomenon, has Africa’s urban history been the object of academic publication in English. History of African Cities South of the Sahara by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch Translated by Mary Baker Cities have existed in sub-Saharan Africa since antiquity.   Buy History of African Cities South of the Sahara New Ed by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch, Mary Baker (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). South Africa has a terrible history of war, colonialism, and racism. The government of South Africa used to be all-white and they represented only a small number of whites living in South Africa. This government started a policy of apartheid which kept the black South Africans living in .

The history of African cities south of the Sahara: from the origins to colonization. Responsibility Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch ; translated by Mary Baker. this text analyses and describes the rich history of African cities from long before colonization began until the time of urban reorganization during industrialization.   Cities have existed in sub-Saharan Africa since antiquity. But only now are historians and archaeologists rediscovering their rich heritage: the ancient ruins of Great Zimbabwe and Congo, the harbor cities at the Indian Ocean, the capitals of the Bantu Kingdoms, the Atlantic cities from the 16th to the 18th centuries, and the urban revolutions in the 19th century.4/5(6). Pris: kr. Inbunden, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp History of African Cities South of the Sahara av Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch på New Approaches to African History is designed to introduce students to cur-rent findings and new ideas in African history. Although each book treats a particular case and is able to stand alone, the format allows the studies to be used as modules in general courses on African history and world history. The cases represent a wide range of topics.