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Title:The urban markets of greater Kampala
Author:Temple, P.H.
Year:1969
Periodical:Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie
Volume:60
Issue:6
Pages:346-359
Language:English
Geographic term:Uganda
Subject:marketplaces
Abstract:Aims to present an outline of the main findings of a survey of the markets within the Greater Kampala area (city of Kampala, Mengo municipality. Nakawa township. Kawempe) made over a sample period of four days in mid-March 1964. Within this area, there were then 35 markets Several others lay just outside the administrative boundaries but within built-up areas and the most important of these, Wabigalo, was included in the survey. The paper has the following sections: Methods - The evolution of the markets in relation to the urban area - Distribution, nature and size of market places - Contrasts in retail marketing and effective consumer demands - Origins and transport of goods - Daily pattern of activity - Market vendors - Postscripts Notes, tables, figures.
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