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Decolonization since 1945 : the collapse of European overseas empires

Author: John Springhall
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Series: Studies in contemporary history (Palgrave (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the most significant changes of the post-1945 world has been the decline and final dismemberment of European colonial empires in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the Pacific and the Caribbean.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Springhall, John.
Decolonization since 1945.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001
(OCoLC)861764607
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Springhall
ISBN: 033374599X 9780333745991 0312238029 9780312238025 0333746007 9780333746004 0312238010 9780312238018
OCLC Number: 44084106
Description: xxiii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Maps of Africa, Asia and the British and French Empires --
Introduction: Definitions and Explanations --
The Meaning of Decolonization --
Explanations of Decolonization --
Nationalist Explanations --
International Explanations --
Metropolitan (Domestic) Explanations --
Empire and its Rejection: Before 1945 --
European Empires --
Pre-1945 Anti-Colonial Revolts --
South East Asia: The Struggle for European 'Recolonization' --
The British in Java and Sumatra --
The Dutch Attempt to Recolonize --
Indochina from 1940 to 1945 --
The British in Saigon --
The Vietminh in Hanoi --
The French War in Indochina --
Malaya: Return of British Rule --
The Malayan Emergency --
Singapore and Federation --
South Asia, The Middle East and the Mediterranean: British Retreat from Empire --
British India: The Case for Departure --
The Partition of India --
The Princely States: Kashmir --
Burma: Collapse of British Rule --
Ceylon: Progress to Dominion Status --
Palestine: Britain's Mandate --
Palestine: Britain Ends its Mandate --
Egypt: The British Foothold --
Aden and the Gulf States --
Cyprus --
Malta --
Gibraltar --
Africa and the Caribbean: Winds of Change Blow --
The Economics of African Decolonization --
The Gold Coast: Under British Rule --
Nkrumah's Populist Nationalism --
French West and Equatorial Africa --
Nigeria: Under British Rule --
Nigeria: The Federal Solution --
The Central African Federation --
Central Africa: The Emergence of Nationalism --
The Congo: Independence and Civil War --
British West Indies.
Series Title: Studies in contemporary history (Palgrave (Firm))
Responsibility: John Springhall.
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