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The Resource Oxford Street, Accra : city life and the itineraries of transnationalism, Ato Quayson, (electronic resource)

Oxford Street, Accra : city life and the itineraries of transnationalism, Ato Quayson, (electronic resource)

Label
Oxford Street, Accra : city life and the itineraries of transnationalism
Title
Oxford Street, Accra
Title remainder
city life and the itineraries of transnationalism
Statement of responsibility
Ato Quayson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NcD/DLC
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Quayson, Ato
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oxford Street (Accra, Ghana)
  • Accra (Ghana)
Label
Oxford Street, Accra : city life and the itineraries of transnationalism, Ato Quayson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-292) and index
Contents
Introduction: urban theory and performative streetscapes -- Ga Akutso formation and the question of hybridity : the Afro-Brazilians (Tabon) of Accra -- The spatial fix : colonial administration, disaster management, and land-use distribution in early twentieth-century Accra -- Osu borla no, sardine chensii soo: Danes, Euro-Africans, and the transculturation of Osu -- "The beautyful ones": tro-tro slogans, cell phone advertising, and the hallelujah chorus -- "Este loco, loco" : transnationalism and the shaping of Accra's salsa scene -- Pumping irony : gymming, the Kób̀ól̀ó,̀ and the cultural economy of free time -- The lettered city : literary representations of Accra -- Conclusion: on urban free time: Vladimir, Estragon, and Rem Koolhaas
Control code
ssj0001113715
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 297 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780822357476
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014000767
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001113715
Label
Oxford Street, Accra : city life and the itineraries of transnationalism, Ato Quayson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-292) and index
Contents
Introduction: urban theory and performative streetscapes -- Ga Akutso formation and the question of hybridity : the Afro-Brazilians (Tabon) of Accra -- The spatial fix : colonial administration, disaster management, and land-use distribution in early twentieth-century Accra -- Osu borla no, sardine chensii soo: Danes, Euro-Africans, and the transculturation of Osu -- "The beautyful ones": tro-tro slogans, cell phone advertising, and the hallelujah chorus -- "Este loco, loco" : transnationalism and the shaping of Accra's salsa scene -- Pumping irony : gymming, the Kób̀ól̀ó,̀ and the cultural economy of free time -- The lettered city : literary representations of Accra -- Conclusion: on urban free time: Vladimir, Estragon, and Rem Koolhaas
Control code
ssj0001113715
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 297 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780822357476
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014000767
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001113715

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