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Prison architecture and punishment in colonial Senegal

Author: Dior Konaté
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By examining the history of prison architecture in colonial Senegal, the book adds a new dimension to the processes and motives behind the production of architectural styles in colonial Africa and help insert Africa into a more global history by providing a uniquely comparative study of colonialism, architecture, and punishment--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Konaté, Dior, 1969- author.
Prison architecture and punishment in colonial Senegal
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2018
(DLC) 2018051274
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dior Konaté
ISBN: 9781498560146 1498560148
OCLC Number: 1048933852
Description: xv, 341 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: African prisons and history --
Penal politics in colonial Senegal --
Building the colonial prison in Senegal (1817-1950) --
Prison location : controlling men and enforcing labor --
Prison architecture and penal experience --
The architecture of repression : prison buildings and designs in Senegal (1833-1946) --
Prison architecture and patterns of surveillance, life, and discipline --
Redesigning the colonial prison : African responses to imprisonment --
Post-colonial prisons in Senegal --
Architectural makeover : the legacy of colonial prisons in Senegal --
Appendix: Prison experiences and narratives : the power of words.
Responsibility: Dior Konaté.

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Dr. Dior Konate's thoroughly documented book provides, for the first time, a comprehensive examination of the history of incarceration in Senegal from the colonial to the post-colonial eras. The book Read more...

 
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