Placing and Spacing the Dead in Colonial Accra

By Sarah Balakrishnan In present-day Kaneshie, in the centre of the sprawling seaside city of Accra, lies a cemetery known as Awudome. It is a massive plot of land. Once it had been the private estate of the mantse (chief) of Otublohum, gifted by the wulomo (priest) of Korle for acts of bravery during the […]

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Member of the Week: Peter Siskind

Peter Siskind, Ph.D. Assistant Professor & Chair, Department of Historical & Political Studies, Arcadia University Executive Director, Urban History Association Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest?  I’ve been exploring the politics of development in the cities, suburbs, and recreational vacationlands of the post-World War II northeast corridor from Boston to Washington, […]

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