Luanda: Running on the Wrong Track Towards Global Acceptance

  • Boniswa Vaz Contreiras
Part of the GeoJournal Library book series (GEJL, volume 108)


Globalization has profound consequences, mapping unstably over the injustices of colonization. Boniswa Vaz Contreiras probes the unstable and unfortunate dialogues between colonization and globalization as it manifests on Luanda, the capital of Angola. The desire to ‘be modern’ results in the imposition of architecture and the destruction of indigenous buildings and environment.


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  1. 1.Marketing and SalesAtis NebestAngola

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