Emergencies and Disorder in the European Empires After 1945

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Routledge, Dec 6, 2012 - Political Science - 251 pages
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Bringing together for the first time leading historians of European decolonization, this book is a landmark in the comparative analysis of the fall of the European empires, viewed both as a problematic of European policy-making and as a formative experience in the development of new states.
 

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Contents

Metropolitan Constraints on French Colonial Policy and its Breakdown in IndoChina 194547
1
The Reaction of France and its Army to the Emergencies of 8 May 1945 and 1 November 1954
17
The Dutch Use of Military Force and the Decolonization of the Dutch East Indies 194550
30
The Egyptian Base and the Defence of the Middle East 194554
45
A Widespread and longconcocted plot to overthrow government in Malaya? The Origins of the Malayan Emergency
66
The Political Management of Colonial Emergencies
89
Police Intelligence in Ghana in the Late 1940s and 1950s
107
Emergency in Morocco 195056
129
British Colonial Policy and the Roots of Violence in Cyprus 195054
148
The Cyprus Emergency 195460
177
The War Without a Name
208
The Central African Emergency 1959
217
Emergencies and Nationalist Wars in Portuguese Africa
235
Notes on Contributors
250
Index
252
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