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Imperial Endgame : Britain's Dirty Wars and the End of Empire

Author: B Grob-Fitzgibbon
Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan UK : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Series: Britain and the world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st ed. 2011
Summary:
In this fresh and controversial account of Britain's end of empire, Grob-Fitzgibbon reveals that the British government developed a successful strategy of decolonization following the Second World War based on devolving power to indigenous peoples within the Commonwealth.
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: B Grob-Fitzgibbon
ISBN: 0230248721 9780230248724 0230300383 9780230300385
OCLC Number: 1162342265
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
""Index""
Description: 1 online resource (502 p.).
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""List of Plates""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Maps""; ""Prologue""; ""1 The Attlee Years, July 27, 1945, to October 26, 1951""; ""I. A promised land, but to whom?""; ""II. The American intervention""; ""III. The terror begins again""; ""IV. The end of compromise""; ""V. Into the abyss""; ""VI. The Endgame in Palestine""; ""VII. Trouble comes to Malaya""; ""VIII. The appointment of Sir Harold Briggs""; ""IX. The Special Air Service, the Briggs Plan, and progress in Malaya""; ""X. The end of the Attlee years""; ""2 The Churchill Years, October 26, 1951, to April 7, 1955"" ""I. A new government, a new approach""""II. The carrot and the stick""; ""III. The challenge of Mau Mau""; ""IV. The General's stamp in Malaya""; ""V. ""The Horned Shadow of the Devil Himself""""; ""VI. Dirty wars, dirty deeds""; ""VII. A fresh start in Kenya?""; ""VIII. The end of the Churchill years""; ""3 The Eden Years, April 7, 1955, to January 10, 1957""; ""I. Problems in paradise""; ""II. Templer's return""; ""III. The Dirty wars become even dirtier""; ""IV. Suez""; ""V. The endgame for Anthony Eden""; ""Epilogue: The Imperial Endgame after Eden""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""
Series Title: Britain and the world.
Responsibility: by B. Grob-Fitzgibbon.

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In this fresh and controversial account of Britain's end of empire, Grob-Fitzgibbon reveals that the British government developed a successful strategy of decolonization following the Second World War based on devolving power to indigenous peoples within the Commonwealth.

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