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French colonial Dakar : the morphogenesis of an African regional capital

Author: Liora Bigon
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016. ©2016
Series: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the design of Dakar as a regional capital, and suggests a connection between the French colonial doctrines of assimilation and association and French colonial planning and architectural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Liora Bigon
ISBN: 9780719099359 0719099358
OCLC Number: 928607985
Description: xiii, 215 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: French colonial Dakar: the morphogenesis of an African regional capital --
Planting the flag and military planning in imperial Dakar: asymmetries, uncertainties, illusions --
Street naming, infectious diseases and planning in early colonial Dakar: segregationist insights --
The quest for architectural style for French West Africa: invented traditions and ideologies in colonial Dakar --
Afterword: Dakar's 'old city' and beyond.
Series Title: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
Responsibility: Liora Bigon.
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