Transnational networks of administrating disease and urban planning in West Africa: the inter-colonial conference on yellow fever, Dakar, 1928

  title={Transnational networks of administrating disease and urban planning in West Africa: the inter-colonial conference on yellow fever, Dakar, 1928},
  author={Liora Bigon},
The organisation, guiding rationale and the conclusions of the conference on yellow fever that was held in Dakar in April 1928 provide us an insight on how inter-colonial networks for administrating disease and urban planning in sub-Saharan Africa operated. During the period of ‘empire building’ national rivalries were strengthened but at the same time there emerged international and inter-colonial coordination. This contemporary cooperation-cum-competition is well reflected in the Dakar… 

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