Africa's 'agitators': militant anti-colonialism in africa and the west, 1918-1939

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Hurst & Company, 2008 - History - 483 pages
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The period between the two World Wars were troubling years for colonial empire. Individuals and organizations called for major reforms and an end to white supremacy and colonial rule, contributing first to local unrest and protest and then to anticolonial activity not only in Africa but the United States and Europe as well. In this compelling history, Jonathan Derrick recounts the opposition to British and French rule practised both by Africans living on the continent and by European anticolonialists and members of the Black Diaspora.

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'This is an impressive and scholarly synthesis of a huge amount of historical data that succeeds in presenting a strong narrative of African agitation against colonial rule at the height of European ... Read full review


Empire and antiEmpire
Challenging Triumphant Empires 191825
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Jonathan Derrick is a freelance editor and scholar who earned a degree in history from Magdalen College, University of Oxford, and for twenty years served on the editorial staff of West Africa Magazine.

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