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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


Don Marshall and the Strategic Objective

Montgomery McFate

in Military Anthropology: Soldiers, Scholars and Subjects at the Margins of Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190680176
eISBN:
9780190943059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680176.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Under the fluorescent lights of the Pentagon and in the villages of Vietnam, Donald S. Marshall brought an anthropological perspective to bear on the most pressing national security issue of his day ... More


The State and the Dilemma of Security Policy

Abdennour Benantar

in Algeria Modern: From Opacity to Complexity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190491536
eISBN:
9780190638542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491536.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyses the management and implementation of Algeria’s security policies at a time when the country’s security apparatus is adapting to the changing regional political landscape. The ... More


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