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Adventure Capitalists: Paris–Dakar Redux

Cathal Kilcline

in Sport and Society in Global France: Nations, Migrations, Corporations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781781382899
eISBN:
9781789629323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781382899.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The popularity of the Paris-Dakar rally in the 1980s drew on both a growing market for new adventure sports in France and nostalgia for colonial-era narratives of desert exploration. Since its ... More


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


Inter-territorial Relations, 1942–1945

John Kent

in The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In late 1942, Britain’s main problem was having to work with both the Free French and Vichy supporters in West Africa, as feelings ran high and supporters of the former could not accept that the ... More


Second Thoughts on Vichy

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

De Gaulle and the Free French troops were taken to Dakar to acquire French West Africa. But Dakar remained loyal to Pétain. The ships were fired on and driven away. Professor Louis Rougier, a Vichy ... More


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


Portraits of Modernity: Fashioning Selves in Dakarois Popular Photography

Hudita Nura Mustafa

in Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the creation and distribution of popular photographic portraiture in Dakar. It shows how bodies and selves, once subjugated within a colonial imaginary, have been reclaimed and ... More


In Hip Hop Time: Music, Memory, and Social Change in Urban Senegal

Catherine M. Appert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190913489
eISBN:
9780190913526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913489.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

In Hip Hop Time goes beyond popular narratives of hip hop resistance to address Senegalese hip hop—Rap Galsen—as a musical movement deeply tied to indigenous performance practices and changing social ... More


Making Mobility Matter

Caroline Melly

in Bottleneck: Moving, Building, and Belonging in an African City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226488875
eISBN:
9780226489063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226489063.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Chapter 1 opens as youth clash with Senegalese gendarmes on the storied campus of Université Cheikh Anta Diop, their skirmish reportedly fueled by officers’ taunting reminders that the students’ ... More


Expansion Plans: Asymmetries of Pan-African Power

Jonathan Fenderson

in Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042430
eISBN:
9780252051272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042430.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter recounts the international organizing efforts of Hoyt Fuller and the ways Black Arts activists understood their work as part of a larger Pan-African project. Spanning an explosive decade ... More


Planting the flag and military planning in imperial Dakar: asymmetries, uncertainties, illusions

Liora Bigon

in French colonial Dakar: The morphogenesis of an African regional capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099359
eISBN:
9781526109736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099359.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter seeks to illuminate the embryonic local and the regional contexts in the creation of Dakar in the second half of the nineteenth century. This is against the metropolitan, colonial and ... More


Street naming, infectious diseases and planning in early colonial Dakar: segregationist insights

Liora Bigon

in French colonial Dakar: The morphogenesis of an African regional capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099359
eISBN:
9781526109736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099359.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter illustrates both the site-relatedness of residential segregation in Dakar by the beginning of the twentieth century, and comparatively its inter-colonial, transnational facets. The ... More


Afterword: Dakar’s ‘Old city’ and beyond

Liora Bigon

in French colonial Dakar: The morphogenesis of an African regional capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099359
eISBN:
9781526109736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099359.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter concludes the main ideas highlighted in the book. It also briefly discusses urban development and other socio-physical issues outside the area and period in question. That is, it gives a ... More


An Ambiguous Monument: DAKAR’S COLONIAL CATHEDRAL OF THE SOUVENIR AFRICAIN

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/9780804783804.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter 5 examines the conception, construction, and consecration of Dakar’s cathedral of the Souvenir Africain between 1910 and 1936. Catholic missionaries billed the project as a patriotic monument ... More


Dakar’s Sunnite Women: The Dialectic of Submission and Defiance in a Globalizing City

Erin Augis

in Tolerance, Democracy, and Sufis in Senegal

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162630
eISBN:
9780231530897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162630.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter describes the emergence of the Sunnite movement, which was developed as a counter to globalization, rapid privatization, and economic liberation comprised of flows of goods along with ... 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


Villages in the City: Patterns of Urbanization in the Pearl River Delta, Dakar, and Zanzibar

Garth Myers

in Rethinking Urbanism: Lessons from Postcolonialism and the Global South

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204452
eISBN:
9781529204490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204452.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The second chapter centers on patterns, specifically the geographic land-use and housing patterns common to rapid urbanization that overtakes the surrounding countryside. The chapter uses the Chinese ... More


“Pas de littérature”: Abasse Ndione and the Rise of Crime

in The Noir Atlantic: Chester Himes and the Birth of the Francophone African Crime Novel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316906
eISBN:
9781846317040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317040.002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses Abasse Ndione' use of the rhetorical system and the tropes of the genre that Himes helped establish with the Série noire. These provide the tools for representing his homeland, ... More


Living Diaspora in Haiti and Senegal

Joanna Dee Das

in Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190264871
eISBN:
9780190264901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264871.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

“Living Diaspora in Haiti and Senegal” analyzes Dunham’s years spent living in those two nations as an investigation into fashioning a diasporic life. In 1949, Dunham purchased Habitation Leclerc, an ... More


Globalizing the Underground

Catherine M. Appert

in In Hip Hop Time: Music, Memory, and Social Change in Urban Senegal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190913489
eISBN:
9780190913526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913489.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter outlines the early history of Rap Galsen (Senegalese hip hop), showing the emergence of two originating schools: internationally circulating groups like Positive Black Soul (PBS), Daara ... More


The Racial Politics of Microbes in Colonial Dakar

Aro Velmet

in Pasteur's Empire: Bacteriology and Politics in France, Its Colonies, and the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190072827
eISBN:
9780190072858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072827.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter analyzes how the 1928 yellow fever epidemic caused a major political upset in colonial Dakar, reoriented West African public health policies, and empowered the Pasteur Institute in the ... More


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