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The past

Garth Myers

in Urban Environments in Africa: A Critical Analysis of Environmental Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322917
eISBN:
9781447322931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322917.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Although there are some exceptions, most African urban historical studies have paid fairly limited attention to environmental dynamics. Most of the recent spate of environmental science research in ... 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


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


The afterlife of the Lanchester Plan: Zanzibar as the garden city of tomorrow

Garth Andrew Myers and Makame Ali Muhajir

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/9780719090554.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Dealing with British colonial Zanzibar, this chapter bridges between the preceding chapters on French colonial Africa and the following ones, on British Mandate Palestine. It was the renowned British ... More


The ‘plateau’ in West African, French-speaking colonial towns: between garden and city†

Alain Sinou

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/9780719090554.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Referring to the overall territory of French West Africa, this chapter elaborates on the urban ‘plateaux‘ – that is, the most privileged part of French colonial towns. Indeed, it is somewhat ... More


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

Liora Bigon and Yossi Katz (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The present collection is intended as a study of European planning ideas in the form of garden city concepts and practices in their broadest sense, and the ways these were transmitted, diffused and ... More


Legacies and Visions

Judith A. Bennett

in Natives and Exotics: World War II and Environment in the Southern Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832650
eISBN:
9780824871369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832650.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on historical interpretations of the impact of the war on the Pacific Islands. Both the process of war and the altered global geopolitical balance brought ideological shifts that ... More


The Board of Trade, 1748–49

Andrew D. M. Beaumont

in Colonial America and the Earl of Halifax, 1748–1761

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198723974
eISBN:
9780191791277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723974.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter introduces the Board of Trade, providing a brief history of the office, its purpose, strengths, and weaknesses. The chapter introduces the concept of salutary neglect, exploring various ... More


Khirbeh: Altneuland

Yfaat Weiss

in A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter connects the “beginning” and “ending” of the neighborhood of Wadi Salib. In the early twentieth century, the construction of the Hejaz railway and the railway station at Haifa’s eastern ... More


Normalizing Discourses: Urban Flooding and Blaming the Victim in Modern Santa Fe, Argentina

April L. Colette

in People and Climate Change: Vulnerability, Adaptation, and Social Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190886455
eISBN:
9780190886486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886455.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

Infrastructure development and planning practices, both materially and discursively, shape the unequal distribution of flood risk. Taking the city of Santa Fe, Argentina, to illustrate this point, ... More


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