Author Thomas, Martin, 1964-
Title Crises of empire : decolonization and Europe's imperial states, 1918-1975 / Martin Thomas, Bob Moore, and L.J. Butler
Imprint London : Hodder Education, 2008
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  JV151 .T56 2008    AVAILABLE    30610020467239
Descript xiii, 457 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-440) and index
Part one : British decolonization. The British empire, 1918-1945 : interwar change and wartime pressures ; The first wave of British colonization : commonwealth territories, south Asia and the Gold Coast, 1945-1951 ; British decolonization, insurgency and strategic reverse : the Middle East, Africa and Malaya, 1951-1957 -- Part two : French decolonization. The roots of French decolonization : ideas, economics and reform, 1900-1946 ; Decolonizing the French African federations after 1945 ; People's war and the collapse of French Indochina, 1945-1954 ; From French North Africa to Maghreb independence : decolonization in Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria, 1945-1956 ; Algeria's violent struggle for independence ; Territories apart : Madagaskar, the Togo trusteeship and French island territories -- Part three : Dutch decolonization. An 'ethical imperialism? : the Dutch colonial empire before 1945 ; Indonesia : the politics of delusion, 1940-1947 ; Indonesia : the realities of diplomacy ; Unfinished business : New Guinea as a last outpost of empire ; Decolonization by default : Dutch disengagement in Suriname -- Part four : Contrasting patterns of decolonization : Belgian and Portuguese Africa
Subject Decolonization -- History
Imperialism -- History -- 20th century
Alt Author Moore, Bob, 1954-
Butler, L. J. (Lawrence J.)