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

Oxford Street, Accra : city life and the itineraries of transnationalism, Ato Quayson

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
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NcD/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quayson, Ato
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
DT512.9.A3
LC item number
Q39 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oxford Street (Accra, Ghana)
  • Accra (Ghana)
  • Ghana
  • Ghana
  • Accra
  • Soziale Situation
  • Gesellschaft
  • Kultur
  • Globalisierung
Label
Oxford Street, Accra : city life and the itineraries of transnationalism, Ato Quayson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 Os -- "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 Kóbóló, and the cultural economy of free time -- The lettered city : literary representations of Accra -- Conclusion: on urban free time: Vladimir, Estragon, and Rem Koolhaas
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 297 pages
Isbn
9780822357476
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014000767
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870211313
  • (OCoLC)ocn870211313
Label
Oxford Street, Accra : city life and the itineraries of transnationalism, Ato Quayson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 Os -- "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 Kóbóló, and the cultural economy of free time -- The lettered city : literary representations of Accra -- Conclusion: on urban free time: Vladimir, Estragon, and Rem Koolhaas
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 297 pages
Isbn
9780822357476
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014000767
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870211313
  • (OCoLC)ocn870211313

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