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A history of urban planning in two West African colonial capitals

Liora Bigon

A history of urban planning in two West African colonial capitals

residential segregation in British Lagos and French Dakar (1850-1930)

by Liora Bigon

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban policy -- Nigeria -- Lagos -- History,
  • Urban policy -- Senegal -- Dakar -- History,
  • Segregation -- Nigeria -- Lagos -- History,
  • Segregation -- Senegal -- Dakar -- History,
  • Discrimination in housing -- Nigeria -- Lagos -- History,
  • Discrimination in housing -- Senegal -- Dakar -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLiora Bigon ; with a foreword by Peter Mark.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT148.N5 B54 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23909293M
    ISBN 100773438564
    ISBN 109780773438569
    LC Control Number2009040439

      Course | HSTAA African Americans in the American West Explores pre Spanish-speaking black settlers, slavery, post-civil war migration, buffalo soldiers. 19th and 20th century black urban settlers, World War II migration, the civil rights movement in the West, the interaction of African Americans with other people of color. History of Urban Planning in Two West African Colonial Capitals: Residential Segregation in British Lagos and French Dakar () Bigon, Liora pages Few published studies have thoroughly treated the history of European planning practices in the overseas colonial territories.

    Transnational networks of administrating disease and urban planning in West Africa: The inter-colonial conference on yellow fever, Dakar,   The continent is embarking on an urban revolution, and African cities are right to want a seat at the table. Why Africa's Booming Cities Need More Autonomy in Urban Planning Author: Sam Sturgis.

    Toponyms, along with other urban symbols, were used as a tool of control over space in many African countries during the colonial period. This strategy was epitomized by the British, who applied. Attempts made to understand one often negate the other. Colonial Architecture and Urbanism in Africa demonstrates this mode of understanding is historically obsolete. This phenomenal collection of essays depicts the self-conscious inscription of the West's architectural/urban identities (eg. English, French, German) on to Africa.


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A History of Urban Planning in Two West African Colonial Capitals: Residential Segregation in British Lagos and French Dakar () Liora Bigon Few published studies have thoroughly treated the history of European planning practices in the overseas colonial territories. A History of Urban Planning in Two West African Colonial Capitals: Residential Segregation in British Lagos and French Dakar () [Bigon, Liora, Mark, Peter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A History of Urban Planning in Two West African Colonial Capitals: Residential Segregation in British Lagos and French Dakar ()Cited by: 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 : A history of urban planning in two West African colonial capitals: residential segregation in British Lagos and French Dakar () Responsibility Liora Bigon ; with a foreword by Peter Mark.

Get this from a library. A history of urban planning in two West African colonial capitals: residential segregation in British Lagos and French Dakar (). [Liora Bigon]. Liora Bigon, A History of Urban Planning in Two West African Colonial Capitals: Residential Segregation in British Lagos and French Dakar (–) (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, ), –Cited by: Get this from a library.

A history of urban planning in two West African colonial capitals: residential segregation in British Lagos and French Dakar (). [Liora Bigon] -- 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. Lagos is the largest city and former capital of Nigeria and the largest megacity on the African continent in terms of population " Approx. 21m ( est), It is also the 4th largest economy in Africa.

Modern-day Lagos is now a state in South-Western Nigeria. It is bounded on the west by the Republic of Benin, to the north and east by Ogun State. Urban planning in Africa results from indigenous aesthetics and conceptions of form and function as well as the changes brought on by industrialization, modernization, and colonialism.

Before the Berlin Conference of –which formalized colonialism in many parts of Africa, indigenous African cities and villages had ordered structures that varied along ethnic and religious lines and.

A HISTORY OF URBAN PLANNING IN Two WEST AFRICAN COLONIAL CAPITALS Residential Segregation in British Lagos and French Dakar () Liora Bigon With a Foreword by Peter Mark The Edwin Mellen Press Lewiston'Queenston'Lampeter. Urban planning, colonial doctrines and street naming the Crown Colonies.

Therefore, tensions over land and resources (as well as the decolonization struggle) were generally not as intense as elsewhere in the continent. As massive migration of white settlers was impractical in colonial West Africa, urban development occurred in response to.

Gridded Worlds: An Urban Anthology [Rose-Redwood, Reuben, Bigon, Liora] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gridded Worlds: An Urban AnthologyBrand: Reuben Rose-Redwood. terms of political, administrative and economic conditions.

Colonial urban planning policy, particularly afterwas more prominent. In the early 11 A.L. Mabogunje, 'Urban planning and the post-colonial state in Africa: a research overview', African Studies Review, 33, 2 (),   This article traces the planning history of two central marketplaces in sub-Saharan Africa, in Dakar and Kinshasa, from their French and Belgian colonial origins until the post-colonial period.

In the (post-)colonial city, the marketplace has always been at the centre of contemporary debates on urban identity and spatial by: 3. The published literature that has thoroughly treated the history of European planning in sub-Saharan Africa is still rather scanty.

This article examines French and British colonial policies for town planning and street naming in Dakar and Lagos, their chief lieux de colonisation in West Africa.

It will trace the relationships between the physical and conceptual aspects of town planning and. As Liora Bigon explains in her book, A History of Urban Planning in Two West African Colonial Capitals, Dakar Ville and the Dakar-Plateau were designated European quarters, their exclusivity marked by improved sanitation management, enforced building regulations, and fastidious urban planning.

French colonial authorities went further to embrace. A history of urban planning in Two West African colonial capitals: Residential segregation in British Lagos and French Dakar (–).

Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press. Google ScholarAuthor: Ambe J Njoh. Of interest to scholars in history, geography, architecture, urban planning, African studies and Global South studies, the book incorporates both primary and secondary sources collected from.

A history of urban planning in two West African colonial capitals: Residential segregation in British Lagos and French Dakar (–). Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press.

^ L. Bigon () A History of Urban Planning in Two West African Colonial Capitals: Residential Segregation in British Lagos and French Dakar, Lewiston: The Edwin Mellen Press.

^ "Twin-cities of Azerbaijan". Retrieved. This paper deals with the spatial implications of the French sanitary policies in early colonial urban Senegal. It focuses on the French politics of residential segregation following the outbreak of the bubonic plague in Dakar inand their precedents in Saint Louis.

These policies can be conceived as most dramatic, resulting in a displacement of a considerable portion of the indigenous Cited by: 8.Her research interests include urban and planning histories of Europe and Africa, and she regularly pursues fieldwork in Sub-Saharan African countries and has published over seventy peer-reviewed articles, encyclopedic entries, and books, including: A History of Urban Planning in Two West African Colonial Capitals: Residential Segregation in.

Bigon, L () A History of Urban Planning in Two West African Colonial Capitals: Residential Segregation in British Lagos and French Dakar (–). Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press.

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