Decolonisation: The British Experience Since 1945

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Longman, 1999 - History - 153 pages
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Concise and accessible, this guide provides an overview of the process of British decolonisation. Dr White syntheses recent historical debate by looking at the demise of British imperial power from three main perspectives: the shifting emphases of British imperial policy; the rise of populist, colonial nationalism, and the international political, strategic, and economic environment dominated by the USA and the USSR. The book also positions the British experience within the context of European decolonisation and contains many documents which have only recently become available. Introducing the reader to the key debates it the ideal introductory text on the subject.




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INTRODUCTION
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SHIFTING PERSPECTIVES? THE 1950s AND THE 1960s
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NATIONALISM AND DECOLONISATION
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