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Britain and decolonisation : the retreat from empire in the post-war world

Author: John Darwin
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan Education, 1988.
Series: Making of the 20th century.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the greatest imperial power before 1939 Britain played a leading role in the great post-war shift in the relationship between the West and the Third World which we call 'decolonisation'. Was  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Darwin
ISBN: 0333292561 9780333292563 0333292588 9780333292587
OCLC Number: 17842311
Description: xiii, 383 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface.- Maps.- Decolonisation.- War and Empire, 1939-45.- The Crisis of Empire, 1945-48.- World Power or Imperial Decline?.- Nationalism and Empire in the 1950s.- Winds of Change.- Winding Up.- Conclusion.- Notes and References.- Select Bibliography.- Index.
Series Title: Making of the 20th century.
Responsibility: John Darwin.

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