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Jerónimo, Miguel Bandeira

The Ends of European Colonial Empires

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Table of contents

1. Introduction — The Ends of Empire: Chronologies, Historiographies, and Trajectories
Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo, António Costa Pinto

Part I. Competing Developments: The Idioms of Reform and Resistance

2. Development, Modernization, and the Social Sciences in the Era of Decolonization: The Examples of British and French Africa
Frederick Cooper

3. A Modernizing Empire? Politics, Culture, and Economy in Portuguese Late Colonialism
Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo, António Costa Pinto

4. Commanders with or without Machine-Guns: Robert Delavignette and the Future of the French-African ‘Imperial Nation State’, 1956–58
Martin Shipway

Part II. Comparing Endgames: The Modi Operandi of Decolonization

5. Imperial Endings and Small States: Disorderly Decolonization for the Netherlands, Belgium, and Portugal
Crawford Young

6. Myths of Decolonization: Britain, France, and Portugal Compared
Bruno Cardoso Reis

7. Exporting Britishness: Decolonization in Africa, the British State and Its Clients
Sarah Stockwell

8. Acceptable Levels? The Use and Threat of Violence in Central Africa, 1953–64
Philip Murphy

Part III. Confronting Internationals: The (Geo)Politics of Decolonization

9. Inside the Parliament of Man: Enuga Reddy and the Decolonization of the United Nations
Ryan Irwin

10. Lumumba and the 1960 Congo Crisis: Cold War and the Neo-Colonialism of Belgian Decolonization
John Kent

11. The International Dimensions of Portuguese Colonial Crisis
Luís Nuno Rodrigues

12. Last Days of Empire
John Darwin

Keywords: History, African History, European History, Human Rights, Imperialism and Colonialism, World History, Global and Transnational History, Modern History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series
Page amount
300 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137394064
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-67907-2

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