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French colonial DakarThe morphogenesis of an African regional capital$
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Liora Bigon

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780719099359

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719099359.001.0001

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Introduction: French Colonial Dakar: the morphogenesis of an African regional capital

Introduction: French Colonial Dakar: the morphogenesis of an African regional capital

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(p.1) Chapter One Introduction: French Colonial Dakar: the morphogenesis of an African regional capital
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French colonial Dakar
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Liora Bigon

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719099359.003.0001

This introductory chapter provides a background of relevant historiographies related to the topic of the book and its regional context, in terms of urban history, geography and colonial socio-politics. Laying out the main ideas that underline the book and its basic rationale, this chapter also expands on the period in question and the book’s structure.

Keywords:   Historiography, Periodisation, Book rationale, context and structure

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