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

Liora Bigon and Yossi Katz


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 diverted in various colonial territories and situations. The socio-political, geographical and cultural implications of the processes are analysed here by means of cases from the global South, namely from French and British colonial territories in Africa as well as from Ottoman and British Mandate Palestine. The focus on the extra-European planning history of Europe – particularly in Africa and Pale ... More

Keywords: Garden city, Transnationality, Colonial urban planning, French and British Africa, Ottoman and Mandate Palestine

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Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780719090554
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Liora Bigon, editor

Yossi Katz, editor

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