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Infrastructure Development and Urban Facilities in Lagos, 1861-2000


This book is the first comprehensive analysis on the history of infrastructural development and urban policies in Lagos since the colonial annexation to date. I think that the author faced almost three challenges to write it. It was necessary to consider a long term analysis (one century and a half), to take into consideration the growing size of the city – the biggest in the south of the Sahara since the 1960s – and, finally, to inquire into three key infrastructural sectors: water supply...

  • Verlag : IFRA-Nigeria, Institut français de recherche en Afrique
  • Buchreihe : African Dynamics
  • Erscheinungsort : Ibadan
  • Erscheinungsjahr : 2003
  • Auf OpenEdition Books veröffentlicht : 05 avril 2013
  • EAN (Printversion) : 9789788025054
  • EAN (elektronische Version) : 9791092312225
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.ifra.814
  • Seitenzahl : xiv-154 p.

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