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African Urbanization: A Bibliography

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Author: Ajaegbu, Hyacinth I (compiler) from the library of professor Robert V Kemper
African Urbanization: A Bibliography
Year: 1972
Price: $50.00
Publisher: International African Institute
Place: London

vi+78 pages. Quarto (11 3/4" c 8 1/4") issued in wrappers. Foreword by Daryll Forde. Second edition.

This bibliography replaces an earlier Reading List on publications concerning urbanization in Africa which was published in the Institute's Africa Bibliography Series in 1965. It is intended as a guide to research into the process of urbanization and urban problems in African countries south of the Sahara and provides references to nearly 3000 titles, the scope of which is mostly sociological, economic and demographic.

Robert V. Kemper, born in San Diego, California, on November 21, 1945, resides in Dallas, Texas, where he is Professor of Anthropology at Southern Methodist University. He received his Ph.D. in Anthropology in 1971 from the University of California at Berkeley and spent the academic year 1971-1972 there as a National Endowment for the Humanities Post-Doctoral Fellow in Mexican American Studies before joining the SMU faculty. At SMU, he has served as Chair of the Department of Anthropology, President of the Faculty Senate, and member of the University Board of Trustees. His research interests include migration and urbanization, history of anthropology, community development, tourism, Mexico, and the United States. His numerous publications include Anthropologists in Cities (1974), Migration and Adaptation: Tzintzuntzan Peasants in Mexico City (1977), Migration Across Frontiers: Mexico and the United States (1979), Chronicling Cultures: Long-Term Field Research in Anthropology (2002), and Urban Life (5th ed., 2010). He has served as President of the Society for Latin American Anthropology and the Society for Urban Anthropology, as well as Editor of Human Organization, Editor for Social-Cultural Anthropology of the American Anthropologist, and Associate Editor for Urban Anthropology. He maintains a web site at http://faculty.smu/rkemper.


Professor Kemper's name in pencil on title. Corners bumped, some soiling and age darkening to wrappers else a very good copy.

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