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Cairo (1947–96) exemplifies a model, in International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 26:1 (2002), 58–79. 15 L. Herrera, Carving out civic spaces. Schooling, the state, and alternative education movements, paper presented at the conference on NGOs and Governance in the Arab Countries, Cairo, 29–31 March 2000. S. Ismail, The popular movement dimension of contemporary militant Islamism. Socio-spatial determinants in the Cairo urban setting, in Comparative Studies in Society and History 42 (2000), 363–93.

New approaches to the “non-Western” city, in Architectural History 9 (1999), 374–81. ——, D. Favro, and R. ), Streets. Critical perspectives on public spaces, Berkeley 1994. D. Coleman, E. Danze, and C. ), Architecture and feminism, New York 1996. F. T. Fawaz and C. A. ), Modernity and culture, New York 2002. M. Fuller, Preservation and self-absorption. Italian colonisation and the walled city of Tripoli, Libya, in S. ), The walled Arab city in literature, architecture and history. The living medina in the Maghrib, London 2001, 121–54.

There are some exceptions, however, such as the cultural and religious center of Ibadan, Nigeria, the Ashanti political center of Kumassi in Ghana, or the precolonial commercial cities of Mombasa, Kenya and Mogadishu, Somalia. Colonial cities became the centers of the diffusion of Western values and the monetary economy, which restructured African economies and societies by including them in the wider world economy and global markets. In the colonial period, it was typical to establish capitals or to relocate them because of changed economic and infrastructural conditions.

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