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Paris (1968–1973)

Adams Adrian and So Jaabe

in A Claim to Land by the River: A Household in Senegal, 1720-1994

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201915
eISBN:
9780191675072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201915.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In 1968, the year Jaabe So went back to France, Senegal exported mainly groundnuts, and imported foodstuffs, consumer goods, fuel, and equipment, almost exclusively for urban use. Deriving almost ... More


A Claim to Land by the River: A Household in Senegal, 1720-1994

Adrian Adams and Jaabe So

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201915
eISBN:
9780191675072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201915.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In the early part of the 18th century, Jaabe So's ancestors founded a farm on the left bank of the Senegal river. Twenty years ago, So set up an independent farmers' association based among a group ... More


French Origins and African Experiments

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter traces the origins of the Soeurs de St‐Joseph de Cluny (SSJC), a religious order founded by Anne‐Marie Javouhey in 1808. Javouhey intended the order to serve the poor in France but ... More


A Mission in Transition: Race, Politics, and the Decolonization of the Catholic Church in Senegal

Elizabeth A. Foster

in In God’s Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195396447
eISBN:
9780199979318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396447.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

This essay uses the experiences of Joseph Faye, the first prefect of the apostolic prefecture of the Casamance and the first African elevated to a position of authority in the Catholic Church in ... More


The Kennedy-de Gaulle Rivalry in Africa

Philip E. Muehlenbeck

in Betting on the Africans: John F. Kennedy's Courting of African Nationalist Leaders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195396096
eISBN:
9780199932672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396096.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

Much of the history of US-French competition overlooks the intense rivalry between Kennedy and Charles de Gaulle in Africa. Chapter eight sheds light on this rivalry. Africa was an essential ... More


Abroad and Home (1937–1968)

Adams Adrian and So Jaabe

in A Claim to Land by the River: A Household in Senegal, 1720-1994

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201915
eISBN:
9780191675072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201915.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Colonialism's day and the present day are not the same. If a civilian hit a gendarme nowadays, they'd beat the life out of someone. There'd be no chance to tell the truth. The reason some were in ... More


Hope Traduced (1973–1975)

Adams Adrian and So Jaabe

in A Claim to Land by the River: A Household in Senegal, 1720-1994

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201915
eISBN:
9780191675072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201915.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

From the early 1970s, African migrant workers had been in the news in France; the Union Générale des Travailleurs Sénégalaise en France, founded by Sally Ndongo from Sinthiou-Garba in the Middle ... More


Behind the Lines (1975–1978)

Adams Adrian and So Jaabe

in A Claim to Land by the River: A Household in Senegal, 1720-1994

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201915
eISBN:
9780191675072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201915.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Kunjani farming group grew ten acres of irrigated rice and five acres of rain-fed sorghum at Sanba-Salu, and two and a half acres of rain-fed sorghum at Fanqanne. They organised six teams of men ... More


Epitaphs (1978–1981)

Adams Adrian and So Jaabe

in A Claim to Land by the River: A Household in Senegal, 1720-1994

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201915
eISBN:
9780191675072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201915.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

A young French researcher, a student of Georges Balandier, visited Kunjani. He was preparing a thesis on Senegal River development; he'd wanted to write on agrarian capitalism, but decided it would ... More


A New Beginning? (1981–1984)

Adams Adrian and So Jaabe

in A Claim to Land by the River: A Household in Senegal, 1720-1994

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201915
eISBN:
9780191675072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201915.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Funding agencies made further aid to Senegal conditional on acceptance of World Bank and IMF (International Monetary Fund) demands. From 1979, Senegal embarked on the first phase of a structural ... More


Mock Reforms (1984–1986)

Adams Adrian and So Jaabe

in A Claim to Land by the River: A Household in Senegal, 1720-1994

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201915
eISBN:
9780191675072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201915.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

By the mid-1980s, the results of the first phase of Senegal's structural adjustment programme were judged unsatisfactory. A second phase was introduced, to run from 1985 to 1990; the Medium and Long ... More


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