Decolonization and Its Impact: A Comparitive Approach to the End of the Colonial Empires

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Wiley, 2008 - History - 269 pages
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Decolonization and its Impact is a ground-breaking comparative study of decolonization from before the Second World War to the early 1960s.
  • Compares key cases across the European colonial empires
  • Focuses on the process and impact of decolonization at the level of the 'late colonial state' and of colonial societies
  • Presents an original model of decolonization that seeks to reconcile imperial and nationalist perspectives
  • Engages with important theoretical approaches
  • Makes extensive reference to recent literature on the subject

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Contents

Decolonization in Comparative Perspective
1
Patterns of Rule Habits of Mind
17
Challenging the State Imagining
35
Copyright

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Martin Shipway is Lecturer in French Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is the author of The Road to War: France and Vietnam, 1944-1947 (1996) and has written journal articles and book chapters on French colonial policy making and decolonization in Indochina, sub-Saharan Africa, Algeria and Madagascar, as well as on colonial discourse, psychology and photography, and on post-colonial memory.

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