Decolonization and its Impact: A Comparitive Approach to the End of the Colonial Empires

  • Publish Date: 2008-01-03
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Martin Shipway
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Decolonization and its Impact is a ground-breaking comparative study of decolonization from before the Second World War to the early 1960s.

  • Compares key cases across the European colonial empires
  • Focuses on the process and impact of decolonization at the level of the 'late colonial state' and of colonial societies
  • Presents an original model of decolonization that seeks to reconcile imperial and nationalist perspectives
  • Engages with important theoretical approaches
  • Makes extensive reference to recent literature on the subject