Subject: History / Africa / East

Subject: History / Africa / East

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Gone to Ground

|9780822946113|A History of Environment and Infrastructure in Dar es Salaam| Gone to Ground is an investigation into the material and political forces that transformed the cityscape of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in the 1970s and early 1980s. It is both the story of a particular city and the history of a global moment of massive urban transformation from the perspective of those at the center of this shift. Built around an archive of newspapers, oral history interviews, planning documents, and a broad compendium of development reports, Emily Brownell writes about how urbanites navigated the state‚Äôs anti-urban planning policies along with…

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