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The last colonies

Author: Robert Aldrich; John Connell
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This comprehensive and authoritative book is about the last colonies, those remaining territories formally dependent on the colonial powers.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Aldrich; John Connell
ISBN: 052141461X 9780521414616
OCLC Number: 37902338
Description: ix, 335 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The legacy of empire --
2. Constitutional issues --
3. The economic transition --
4. The quest for independence? --
5. Military bases, geopolitical concerns --
6. Disputed territories, 'colonial' conflicts --
7. The end of empire?
Responsibility: Robert Aldrich and John Connell.
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This comprehensive book is about the last remaining colonial territories. It explores the meanings of political, economic, legal and cultural independence, as well as sovereignty and nationhood. It  Read more...

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