The Resource Expectations of modernity : myths and meanings of urban life on the Zambian Copperbelt, James Ferguson, (electronic book)

Expectations of modernity : myths and meanings of urban life on the Zambian Copperbelt, James Ferguson, (electronic book)

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Expectations of modernity : myths and meanings of urban life on the Zambian Copperbelt
Title
Expectations of modernity
Title remainder
myths and meanings of urban life on the Zambian Copperbelt
Statement of responsibility
James Ferguson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Once lauded as the wave of the African future, Zambia's economic boom in the 1960s and early 1970s was fueled by the export of copper and other primary materials. Since the mid-1970s, however, the urban economy has rapidly deteriorated, leaving workers scrambling to get by. Expectations of Modernity explores the social and cultural responses to this prolonged period of sharp economic decline. Focusing on the experiences of mineworkers in the Copperbelt region, James Ferguson traces the failure of standard narratives of urbanization and social change to make sense of the Copperbelt's recent his
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1959-
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Ferguson, James
Dewey number
306/.096894
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN657.R4
LC item number
F47 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Urban anthropology
  • Urbanization
  • Industrialization
  • Copper industry and trade
  • Copper mines and mining
  • Zambia
  • Zambia
  • Zambia
Label
Expectations of modernity : myths and meanings of urban life on the Zambian Copperbelt, James Ferguson, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-320) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10533557
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 326 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Expectations of modernity : myths and meanings of urban life on the Zambian Copperbelt, James Ferguson, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-320) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10533557
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 326 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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