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Author Howard, Allen M
Title Spatial Factor in African History : The Relationship of the Social, Material, and Perceptual
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2004
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Note Intro -- CONTENTS -- Titles and Locations of Maps and other Figures -- Introduction: African History and Social Space in Africa (Allen M. Howard and Richard M. Shain) -- Nodes, Networks, Landscapes, and Regions: Reading the Social History of Tropical Africa 1700s-1920 (Allen M. Howard) -- Region" as Historical Production: Narrative Maps from the Western Serengeti, Tanzania (Jan Bender Shetler) -- Mobility, Genealogical Memory, and Constructions of Social Space in Northern Gabon (John M. Cinnamon) -- The Disappearing District? Territorial Transformation in Southern Gabon 1850-1950 (Christopher Gray) -- The Salt That Binds: The Historical Geography of a Central Nigerian Regional Identity (Richard M. Shain) -- Habitation and Warfare Strategies in 19th Century Mande-a View from the Kafu (Jan Jansen) -- Re-Marking on the Past: Spatial Structures and Dynamics in the Sierra Leone-Guinea Plain, 1860-1920s (Allen M. Howard) -- Abstracts -- Contributors -- Index
In this collection authors apply spatial analysis to case studies of social, economic, and political dynamics in West, Central, and East Africa during the nineteenth and twentieth century. Also included is a lengthy essay re-interpreting tropical Africa, 1800-1930, using spatial theory
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Howard, Allen M. Spatial Factor in African History : The Relationship of the Social, Material, and Perceptual Leiden : BRILL,c2004 9789004139138
Subject Human geography -- Africa.;Public spaces -- Africa.;Geographical perception -- Africa.;Spatial behavior -- Africa
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Alt Author Shain, Richard M
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