By Professor Garth Myers
Cities in Africa are nonetheless both missed - banished to another, different, lesser class of not-quite towns - or held up as examples of all which can get it wrong with urbanism in a lot of the mainstream or even serious city literature. Myers as a substitute encourages African experiences and concrete experiences students the world over to interact with the vibrancy and complexity of African towns with clean eyes.
Touching on a various diversity of towns throughout Africa - from Zanzibar to Nairobi, Cape city to Mogadishu, Kinshasa to Dakar - the ebook makes use of the author's personal learn and a detailed analyzing of works via different students, writers and artists to assist light up what's occurring in and around the region's cities.
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African Cities: Alternative Visions of Urban Theory and Practice by Professor Garth Myers