A History of Urban Planning in Two West African Colonial Capitals

A History of Urban Planning in Two West African Colonial Capitals

Residential Segregation in British Lagos and French Dakar (1850-1930)

eBook - 2009
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Few published studies have thoroughly treated the history of European planning practices in the overseas colonial territories. This is especially true regarding the African continent in general and sub-Saharan Africa in particular. Interest in the indigenous response to the formal organisation of the colonial settlement has only been manifest in the last few decades. In addition, French and British colonial policies and practices in West Africa, particularly with regard to town planning, have rarely been analysed together within the same intellectual framework."" This book contains eleven blac.
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2009
ISBN: 9780773443761
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 335 pages, [14] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps


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