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Infrastructure Development and Urban Facilities in Lagos, 1861-2000

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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...


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  • Publisher : IFRA-Nigeria, Institut français de recherche en Afrique
  • Serie : African Dynamics
  • Place of publication : Ibadan
  • Year of publication : 2003
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 05 avril 2013
  • EAN (Print version) : 9789788025054
  • Electronic EAN : 9791092312225
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.ifra.814
  • Number of pages : xiv-154 p.

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