Re-activate â€œentanglementsâ€ of Urban Memory Durban, a South African City
AbstractSome specific places in Durban have been changing identity and functions throughout history and today these places can be still considered as â€œplaces of changesâ€. Durbanâ€™s precolonial origins suggests that there are cities introducing new perspectives on space, sociality and life in an African city providing a conceptual tool for shifting the interpretation from precolonial to post-apartheid Durban. The spacial and social creolisation of the pre-colonial period has left an important legacy in Durban and beyond. Any cultural analysis must thus take into account of mutuality and entanglement in these places.
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