By Nnamdi Elleh
Two of the main bold spiritual edifices of the 20 th century are the Our girl of Peace Basilica within the West African kingdom of the Ivory Coast and the Hassan II Mosque in Morocco. Nnamdi Elleh not just offers a considerable architectural and pictorial research of the constructions themselves. utilizing those structures as case stories, he additionally investigates questions of nationwide reminiscence, city shape, architectural types, thoughts of democracy, social hierarchies in addition to the elites who make the choices to construct Africa's post-independence monuments and capital towns. His ebook is an exhilarating synthesis of theoretical and empirical research that's sure to stimulate debate concerning the shape and content material of post-colonial identities in Africa.
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