The Resource The speed of change : motor vehicles and people in Africa, 1890-2000, edited by Jan-Bart Gewald, Sabine Luning, Klaas van Walraven

The speed of change : motor vehicles and people in Africa, 1890-2000, edited by Jan-Bart Gewald, Sabine Luning, Klaas van Walraven

Label
The speed of change : motor vehicles and people in Africa, 1890-2000
Title
The speed of change
Title remainder
motor vehicles and people in Africa, 1890-2000
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jan-Bart Gewald, Sabine Luning, Klaas van Walraven
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
388.3/40960904
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HE5702.A6
LC item number
S64 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Afrika-Studiecentrum series,
Series volume
v. 13
Label
The speed of change : motor vehicles and people in Africa, 1890-2000, edited by Jan-Bart Gewald, Sabine Luning, Klaas van Walraven
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Photographs -- List of Maps -- Preface: Motor Vehicles and People in Africa : An Introduction / Jan-Bart Gewald, Sabine Luning & Klaas van Walraven -- Part I: Historical Perspectives -- Chapter 1. People, Mines and cars: Towards a Revision of Zambian History, 1890-1930 / Jan-Bart Gewald -- Chapter 2. Motor cars and Modernity: Pining for Progress in Portuguese Guinea, 1915-1945 / Philip J. Havik -- Chapter 3. Vehicle of Sedition:The Role of Transport Workers in Sawaba's Rebellion in Niger, 1954-1966 / Klaas van Walraven -- Part II: Economic Perspectives -- Chapter 4. Hug me, Hold me Tight! The Evolution of Passenger Transport in Luanda and Huambo (Angola), 1975-2000 / Carlos M. Lopes -- Chapter 5. Striking Gold in Cotonou? Three Cases of Entrepreneur-Ship in the Euro-West African Second-Hand car Trade in Benin / Joost Beuving -- Part III: Antropological Perspectives -- Chapter 6. The Art of Truck Modding on the Nile (Sudan): An Attempt to Trace Creativity / Kurt Beck -- Chapter 7. The Hilux and the "Body Thrower" : Khat Transporters in Kenya / Neil Carrier -- Chapter 8. Modern chariots: Speed and Mobility in Contemporary "small" Wars in the Sahara / Georg Klute -- Chapter 9. Religion on the Road: The Spiritual Experience of Road Travel in Ghana / Gabriel Klaeger -- Chapter 10. A chief's Fatal car Accident: Political History and Moral Geography in Burkina Faso / Sabine Luning -- Chapter 11. "Anyway!" : Lorry Inscriptions in Ghana / Sjaak van der Geest -- List of Authors
Control code
ocn607552768
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 298 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047430797
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004177352.i-298
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24508822
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)607552768
  • pebcs1282603027

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