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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

Book details:

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

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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 : 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 after , was 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.