The Speed of Change: Motor Vehicles and People in Africa, 1890-2000 by Jan-Bart Gewald
English | 31 Aug. 2009 | ISBN: 9004177353 | 311 Pages | PDF | 3 MB
In the early 1900s the motor-vehicle (car, bus, lorry or motor-cycle) was introduced in sub-Saharan Africa. Initially the plaything and symbol of colonial domination, the motor-vehicle transformed the economic and social life of the continent. Indeed, the motor-vehicle is arguably the single most important factor for change in Africa in the twentieth century.