Table of contents for African urban spaces in historical perspective / edited by Steven J. Salm and Toyin Falola.

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Contents
Preface		
Introduction: African Urban Spaces: History and Culture	
	Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch
Part I. Constructing Built Space
1	Moving East, Facing West: Islam as an Intercultural 
Mediator in Urban Planning in the Sokoto Empire	
	Mark Dike DeLancey
2	Oppressive Impressions, Architectural Expressions:
The Poetics of French Colonial (Ad)vantage, Regarding Africa	
	michael ralph
3	"Just build it modern": Post-Apartheid Spaces on 
Namibia's Urban Frontier	
	Fatima Müller-Friedman
Part II. Racialized and Divided Space
4	Colonial Urbanization and Urban Management in Kenya	
	Kefa M. Otiso
5	"Inherently Unhygienic Races": Plague and the Origins of 
Settler Dominance in Nairobi, 1899-1907	
	Godwin R. Murunga
6	Urbanization and Afrikaner Class Formation: 
The Mine Workers' Union and the Search for a Cultural Identity	
	Wessel P. Visser
7	The Importance of Being Educated: Strategies of an 
Urban Petit-Bourgeois Elite, South Africa 1935-50	
	Corinne Sandwith
Part III. Shifting Space and Transforming Identities
8	Where Every Language Is Heard: Atlantic Commerce, 
West African and Asian Migrants, and Town Society 
in Libreville, ca. 1860-1914	
	Jeremy Rich
9	Captured and Steeped in Colonial Dynamics and Legacy: 
The Case of Isiolo Town in Kenya	
	Maurice N. Amutabi
10	From Marabout Republics to Autonomous Rural Communities: 
Autonomous Muslim Towns in Senegal	
	Eric S. Ross
11	Africanité and Urbanité: The Place of the Urban 
in Imaginings of African Identity during the Late 
Colonial Period in French West Africa	
	James E. Genova
Part IV. Colonial Legacies and Devitalized Space
12	Urban Poverty, Urban Crime, and Crime Control: 
The Lagos and Ibadan Cases 1929-45	
	Laurent Fourchard
13	The Fluctuating Fortunes of Anglophone Cameroon 
Towns: The Case of Victoria, 1858-1982	
	Thomas Ngomba Ekali
14	Urban Planning and Development in Zimbabwe: 
A Historical Perspective	
	Douglas T. Feremenga
15	Somalia's City of the Jackals: Politics, Economy, 
and Society in Mogadishu (1991-2001)	
	Omar A. Eno
Notes on the Contributors	
Index	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Urbanization -- Africa -- History.
Cities and towns -- Africa -- History.