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French colonial Dakar: The morphogenesis of an African regional capital

Liora Bigon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099359
eISBN:
9781526109736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099359.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book deals with the planning culture and architectural endeavours that shaped the model space of French colonial Dakar, a prominent city in West Africa. With a focus on the period from the ... More


French officials and the insecurities of change in sub-Saharan Africa: Dakar, 19 August 1960 revisited

Alexander Keese

in Francophone Africa at fifty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719089305
eISBN:
9781526135858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089305.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

How would French services operating on the ground, charged with ‘decolonizing’ African territories, adapt to the new situation? This question is posed by Alexander Keese with regard to a dramatic ... More


Faith in Empire: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Rule in French Senegal, 1880-1940

Elizabeth A. Foster

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804783804
eISBN:
9780804786225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783804.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Faith in Empire is an innovative exploration of French colonial rule in West Africa, conducted through the prism of religion and religious policy. It examines the relationships among French Catholic ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth A. Foster

in Faith in Empire: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Rule in French Senegal, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804783804
eISBN:
9780804786225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783804.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The introduction situates the book in the broader historiography of French empire and missionary studies. It introduces the key French and African actors and power brokers in colonial Senegal and ... More


From metropolitan to colonial planning: Dakar between garden city and cité-jardin

Liora Bigon

in Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on garden city expressions in French Dakar – a chief colonising pole in West Africa and a federal capital (1902-1960), which served as a model space. It expands on differences ... More


Islamic Patronage and Republican Emancipation: The Slaves of the Almaami in the Senegal River Valley

Jean Schmitz

in Reconfiguring Slavery: West African Trajectories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311994
eISBN:
9781846315640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311994.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the concealed trajectories of internal slavery in the Senegal River Valley. In particular, it looks at the endogenous trajectories of upward mobility among the slaves of a ... More


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