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About this product
- Author(s)Carlos Nunes Silva
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication18/09/2015
- GenreEnvironment & Planning
- Series TitleDesign and the Built Environment
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAshgate Publishing Limited
- Content NoteIncludes 31 b&w illustrations and 9 maps
- Weight724 g
- Width174 mm
- Height246 mm
- Series Edited byProfessor Matthew Carmona
- Table Of ContentsContents: Introduction, Carlos Nunes Silva. Part I Colonial Urban Planning in Lusophone African Countries: Colonial urban planning in Lusophone African countries: a comparison with other colonial planning cultures, Carlos Nunes Silva; The city under the First Republic in the former Portuguese Africa, Ana Vaz Milheiro; Empire, image and power during the Estado Novo period: colonial urban planning in Angola and Mozambique, Ana Tostoes and Jessica Bonito; The Plano de Urbanizacao da Cidade de Luanda by Etienne de Groer and David Moreira da Silva (1941-1943), Teresa Marat-Mendes and Mafalda Teixeira de Sampayo; Modern colonial: the urban-architectural laboratory of Luanda, Ines Lima Rodrigues; The Prenda district in Luanda: building on top of the colonial city, Filipa Fiuza and Ana Vaz Milheiro; The growth of Lourenco Marques at the turn of the nineteenth century: urbanization, environment and sanitation, Ana Cristina Roque; A 'high degree of civilization': colonial urbanism and the 'civilizing mission' in a southern Mozambique district, Pedro Pombo. Part II Postcolonial Urban Planning in Lusophone African Countries: Postcolonial urban planning in Lusophone African countries: spatial planning systems in Angola, Cape Verde and Mozambique, Carlos Nunes Silva; Urban planning in Angola in the postcolonial period: from theory to practice - a critical perspective, Carlos Miguel Guimaraes, Sofia Valente and Frederico Costa Leite; Questioning the urban form: Maputo and Luanda, Fabio Vanin; Postcolonial transformation of the city of Maputo: its urban form as the result of physical planning and urban self-organization, David Leite Viana; Mozambique's rescaled dualistic urbanisation: dealing with historical legacies of imperialism and resistance, Celine F. Verissimo; The re-emergence of urban renewal in Maputo: the importance and scale of the phenomenon in the neoliberal context, Silvia Jorge; Naming the urban in twentieth-century Mozambique: towards spatial histories of aspiration and violence, Tiago Castela and Maria Paula Meneses; Prepaid electricity in Maputo, Mozambique: challenges for African urban planning, Idalina Baptista. Index.
- Author BiographyCarlos Nunes Silva, PhD, is Professor Auxiliar at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Portugal. His research interests are mainly focused on local government policies, history and theory of urban planning, urban and metropolitan governance, urban planning ethics, urban planning in Africa, research methods, local e-government, and urban e-planning.
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