European Decolonization

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Martin Thomas
Ashgate, 2007 - History - 547 pages
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This collection brings together twenty-one key articles that explore the nature and impact of colonial withdrawal. Ranging across all the European colonial powers, the articles discuss various aspects of decolonization, including the role of political violence, changing popular attitudes to empire and the inter-actions between colonial conflict and Cold War.

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Dr Martin Thomas is Reader in Colonial History and Director of the Centre for the Study of War, State and Society at the University of Exeter, UK. He has written widely on the French Empire, colonial policing and European decolonization.

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