Matatu: A History of Popular Transportation in Nairobi

by

Write The First Customer Review
Show Synopsis

Drive the streets of Nairobi, and you are sure to see many matatus--colorful minibuses that transport huge numbers of people around the city. Once ramshackle affairs held together with duct tape and wire, matatus today are name-brand vehicles maxed out with aftermarket detailing. They can be stately black or extravagantly colored, sporting names, slogans, or entire tableaus, with airbrushed portraits of everyone from Kanye West to Barack Obama. In this richly interdisciplinary book, Kenda Mutongi explores the history of the ...

Customer Reviews

Write a Review


This item doesn't have extra editions

loading
    • eBook Details

    Buy eBook

    eBook iconEPUB eBook
    $30.00
    digital devices

    This is a digital edition of this title.

    See Item Details
    • This is a digital eBook
      Nothing will be shipped to you
    • Works with web browsers and the VitalSource app on all Windows, Mac, Chromebook, Kindle Fire, iOS, and Android devices
    • Most eBooks are returnable within 14 days of purchase
    • Questions? See our eBook FAQ