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The Routledge Companion to Decolonization, Hardback Book

The Routledge Companion to Decolonization Hardback

Part of the Routledge Companions to History series


This is an essential companion to the process of decolonization - perhaps one of the most important historical processes of the twentieth century.

Examining decolonization in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and the Pacific, the Companion includes:thematic chaptersa detailed chronology and thorough glossarybiographies of key figuresmaps. Providing comprehensive coverage of a broad and complex subject area, the guide explores:the global context for decolonization nationalism and the rise of resistance movements resistance by white settlers and moves towards independence Hong Kong and Macau, and decolonization in the late twentieth century debates surrounding neo-colonialism, and the rise of 'development' projects and aid the legacy of colonialism in law, education, administration and the military. With suggestions for further reading, and a guide to sources, this is an invaluable resource for students and scholars of the colonial and post-colonial eras, and is an indispensable guide to the reshaping of the world in the twentieth century.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 384 pages, 7 Line drawings, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Colonialism & imperialism
  • ISBN: 9780415356329



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