The Establishment of the Medina in Dakar, Senegal, 1914 1

@article{Betts1971TheEO,
  title={The Establishment of the Medina in Dakar, Senegal, 1914 1},
  author={R. Betts},
  journal={Africa},
  year={1971},
  volume={41},
  pages={143-153}
}
While the social history of Dakar, Senegal, exhibits many of the characteristics common to most Eurafrican cities on the West coast, the rather abrupt manner in which the policy of residential segregation replaced the earlier pattern of co-existence, if not integration, of the African and European populations merits particular attention. The establishment of the Medina—the ‘native quarter’, to employ the colonial idiom of the day—was the most decisive and significant action taken by the French… Expand