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Towards decolonised knowledge about transport

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For centuries the transport of people and goods across the globe has been shaped profoundly by Western and other colonialisms. Impacts on the development of infrastructures such as roads, railways and ports as well as transport flows within, to and from origins and destinations are increasingly documented. This essay proposes that expert knowledge about and way of knowing transport systems and practices in former and current colonies are at least as much shaped by Western colonialisms. It adv...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1057/s41599-018-0130-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE; Geography
Oxford college:
St Annes College
Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Palgrave Communications Journal website
Volume:
4
Pages:
Article: 79
Publication date:
2018-07-03
Acceptance date:
2018-05-22
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ISSN:
2055-1045
Pubs id:
pubs:864369
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uri:0b84459c-fc6d-4a94-bc4c-7a736c393dc4
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uuid:0b84459c-fc6d-4a94-bc4c-7a736c393dc4
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pubs:864369

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