Expectations of modernity : myths and meanings of urban life on the Zambian Copperbelt /

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 Mode...

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Main Author: Ferguson, James, 1959-
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1999.
Series:Perspectives on Southern Africa ; 57.
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