The making of the African road / edited by Kurt Beck, Gabriel Klaeger, Michael Stasik.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017]
Description
1 online resource (xi, 278 pages)

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Series
  • African-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies (Series) ; v. 18. [More in this series]
  • Africa-Europe group for interdisciplinary studies ; volume 18
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 11, 2017).
Contents
  • An introduction to the African road / Kurt Beck, Gabriel Klaeger and Michael Stasik
  • Roadside involution, or How many people do you need to run a lorry park? / Michael Stasik
  • Jam-space and jam-time : traffic in Nairobi / Amiel Bize
  • Stories of the road : perceptions of power, progress and perils on the Accra-Kumasi road, Ghana / Gabriel Klaeger
  • Biographies of roads, biographies of nations : history, territory and the road effect in post-conflict Somaliland / Luca Ciabarri
  • Cosmological work at the crossroads : commercial motorbike riders in Makeni, Sierra Leone / Michael Burge
  • Ruin, or repair? : infrastructural sociality and an economy of disappearances along a rural road in Kenya / Mark Lamont
  • Negotiating desert routes : travelling practices on the forty days road / Rami Wadelnour
  • Teda drivers on the road between Agadez and Assheggur : taking over an ancient Tuareg caravan route / Tilman Musch
  • Technological dramas on the road : the 'artery of the north highway' in the Sudan / Kurt Beck.
ISBN
  • 9789004339040 (electronic book)
  • 9004339043 (electronic book)
LCCN
2016056162
OCLC
965543943
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