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Ademide Adelusi-Adeluyi

Ademide Adelusi-Adeluyi is an assistant professor of history at the University of California Riverside. Her writing has appeared in History in Africa; Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East; the Journal of the Middle East and Africa; African Women in the Atlantic World; and the 2018 documentary Journey of an African Colony. Her historical maps of old Lagos can be seen online at

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Cover of 'Imagine Lagos'

Imagine Lagos
Mapping History, Place, and Politics in a Nineteenth-Century African City
By Ademide Adelusi-Adeluyi

Combining archival research with a digital humanities–focused examination of cartography, Ademide Adelusi-Adeluyi reveals the gendered, spatial, and environmental responses to historical, political, and social change in mid-nineteenth-century Lagos, Nigeria.

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