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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1996)

Document title

Naming and placing the other: power and the urban landscape in Zanzibar

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

MYERS G.A. (1) ;
(1) Dept. of Geography and Geology, University of Nebraska, Omaha, ETATS-UNIS

Abstract

Toponymy has to be reexamined in light of human geography's recent philosophical and theoretical emphasis on power and language. The example of Zanzibar's Ng'ambo neighborhoods is used to show how toponymy and boundary-making embody a complex spatial discourse on power. Toponymy can be a rich source for analysis capillary nature of power

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie / ISSN 0040-747X

Editor : Koninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap, Amsterdam - PAYS-BAS (1948)

Millesime : 1996, vol. 87, no3 [pp. 237-246]

Bibliographic references : 61 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

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