Energy, Industry, and Transport in South-Central Africa’s History
Author(s)Mavhunga, Clapperton Chakanetsa
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Energy must be seen in interaction with transportation and industry in order for its role in South-Central Africa to be fully understood. All three—energy, industry, and transportation—are themselves always socialized and at the whim of human-engineered mobilities. This article traces the history of energy, industrialization, and transportation from the pre-colonial through the colonial period.
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Program in Science, Technology and Society
Rachel Carson Center Perspectives
Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society
Mavhunga, Clapperton Chakanets. "Energy, Industry, and Transport in South-Central Africa’s History." In: “Energy (and) Colonialism, Energy (In)Dependence: Africa, Europe, Greenland, North America,” edited by Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga and Helmuth Trischler, RCC Perspectives 2014, no. 5, 9–17.
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