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Territories and urbanisation in South Africa: Atlas and geo-historical information system (DYSTURB)

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Vacchiani-Marcuzzo, Céline
Publication Marseille: IRD, 2009
Collection Cartes et notices CD Rom; 117
Description 80 p. + CD Rom
Abstract This Book-CD-Rom is a commented edition of a geo-referenced database (DYSTURB)for one century of demographic and administrative follow-up of all localities, cities and territories in South Africa from 1911. DYSTURB and the related atlas has a threefold purpose: it is a tool enabling the study of spatial and territorial archaeology, of historical demography, and of urban dynamics. The book present the methodological challenge and a synthesis on the historical urban and territorial engineerings in South africa.It is backed up by a series of maps and commentaries that have been developed for the CD-Rom. The ArcGis datas and Excel data files of the database Dysturb are available on the CD.In all, the 20000 geo-referenced localities of the 2001 census are put in perspective in terms of spatio-temporal parameters, demographic history and urban dynamics, through the post-colonial, apartheid and post-apartheid periods.
Keywords South AfricaUrbanisationApartheidGeo-historical information system
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ISBN: 978-2-7099-1674-5
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Research group Pôle/Institut Gouvernance de l'environnement et développement territorial (PI-GEDT)
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GIRAUT, Frédéric, VACCHIANI-MARCUZZO, Céline. Territories and urbanisation in South Africa: Atlas and geo-historical information system (DYSTURB). Marseille : IRD, 2009. (Cartes et notices CD Rom; 117) https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:5410

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