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African Urban History: From the Ancient City State to the Contemporary Metropolis


About the Course:

The changing meaning of African urbanity from historical case studies and more contemporary cityscapes through particular themes, such as statecraft, ideology, production, political economies of wealth and poverty, cultural performativity, politics and hegemony, labor migrancy and the rural-urban nexus.


A prior course in history.


View the course’s Canvas page or the instructor’s page for documents: Mhoze Chikowero   

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