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The turning point in Africa : British colonial policy, 1938-48

Author: R D Pearce
Publisher: London, England ; Totowa, N.J. : Cass, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a study of British colonial policy towards tropical Africa during a critical decade, from the complacent trusteeship of the inter-war years to the strategy of decolonization inaugurated after World War II.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R D Pearce
ISBN: 0714631604 9780714631608 0203988280 9780203988282
OCLC Number: 9760711
Description: 223 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : portrait ; 22 cm
Contents: Complacent trusteeship of the inter-war years --
The re-definition of imperial principles in international and national politics --
Lord Hailey and colonial office thought on African policy --
African governors and the making of policy in Africa --
Creech Jones and the labour government's imperial attitudes and impact --
The making of African policy in the colonial office, 1945-48: the end of indirect rule and the planning of local government --
Planning the transfer of power --
Reform at the centre overtakes reform in local government.
Responsibility: R.D. Pearce.
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