Place Names in Africa: Colonial Urban Legacies, Entangled Histories

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This volume examines the discursive relations between indigenous, colonial and post-colonial legacies of place-naming in Africa in terms of the production of urban space and place. It is conducted by tracing and analysing place-naming processes, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa during colonial times (British, French, Belgian, Portuguese), with a considerable attention to both the pre-colonial and post-colonial situations. By combining in-depth area studies research some of the contributions are of ethnographic quality ...

Place Names in Africa: Colonial Urban Legacies, Entangled Histories 2016, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783319324845

2016 edition

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