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The Decolonization of Africa

southern Africa and the Horn of Africa : working documents and report of the meeting of experts held in Warsaw, Poland, from 9 to 13 October 1978.

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Published by Unesco Press in Paris .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern,
  • Africa, Northeast
    • Subjects:
    • Decolonization -- Africa, Southern -- Congresses.,
    • National liberation movements -- Africa, Southern -- Congresses.,
    • Decolonization -- Africa, Northeast -- Congresses.,
    • National liberation movements -- Africa, Northeast -- Congresses.,
    • Africa, Southern -- Politics and government -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesThe General history of Africa ;, 5, General history of Africa (Paris, France) ;, 5.
      ContributionsUnesco.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT746 .D43
      The Physical Object
      Pagination163 p. ;
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3031902M
      ISBN 109231018345
      LC Control Number82119344

      This book takes an incisive look at decolonization and its long-term consequences, revealing it to be a coherent yet multidimensional process at the heart of modern history. Jan Jansen and Jürgen Osterhammel trace the decline of European, American, and Japanese colonial supremacy from World War I to the s. The dialectics of decolonization: Nationalism and labor movements in postwar Africa (Transformations, comparative study of social transformations).

      Oelofsen Decolonisation of the African mind and intellectual landscape In the Akan culture of western Africa there is the symbol of the sankofa, a bird reaching back to retrieve the past to use in the way forward – this is the sort of progress that is demandedCited by: 7. Decolonization of the Middle East Decolonization is defined as the undoing of colonialism, where a nation establishes and maintains dependent territory. After World War II, the European powers began to decolonize many of their territories, including parts of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

        Decolonization in Africa Item Preview remove-circle While the scope of the book is intercontinental, attention is paid to the particular problems of different African regions Includes bibliographical references and index Ch. 1. Conditions of Tranquility in Black Africa. Foundations of colonial control in Black :   Tufts University historian Elizabeth Foster looks to explain this in her brilliant new book, “African Catholic: Decolonization and the Transformation of the Church.” I had the opportunity to Author: Laura Seay.


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This text provides a historical account of the liquidation of the colonial control which European governments exercised during the first half of the 20th century.

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Book Description Table of Contents Reviews Book Description John Hargreaves examines how the British, French, Belgian, Spanish and Portuguese colonies in tropical Africa became independent in the postwar years, and in doing so transformed the international landscape.

The decolonization of Africa was one of the turning points in the history of the post-war world. It captured the imagination of a new generation of idealists who enthusiastically proclaimed their belief in racial equality and individual liberty.

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African demands for independence and colonial plans for reform - central to the story - are. Studies of French decolonization in West Africa have traditionally treated it as a planned and reasonably smooth process. It has therefore been portrayed as a successful decolonization that stands in stark contrast to the much more conflictual decolonization processes in Indochina (–) and Algeria (–), which were marked by prolonged by: 1.

Decolonization of Africa 5 Notes [1] Birmingham, David (). The Decolonization of Africa. Routledge. ISBN [2] S. Gertrude Millin, Rhodes, London,p [3] Timeline list arranged according to current countries.

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This provocative book is anchored on the insurgent and resurgent spirit of decolonization of the twenty-first century.

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First Published Cited by: Get this from a library. Decolonization in Africa. [John D Hargreaves] -- This work examines the causes and events which led to the rapid decolonization of Africa by the European governments after World War II, it considers the differing experience of decolonization across.

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Betweenwhen self-government was restored to Egypt. Britain, France and the Decolonization of Africa. Book Description: Looking at decolonization in the conditional tense, this volume teases out the complex and uncertain ends of British and French empire in Africa during the period of ‘late colonial shift’ after Rather than view decolonization as an inevitable process, the contributors.

Frederick Cooper gathers a vast range of archival sources in French and English to achieve a truly comparative study of colonial policy toward the recruitment, control, and institutionalization of African labor forces from the mid s, when the labor question was first posed, to the late s, when decolonization was well under : Frederick Cooper.

Decolonization in Africa (2nd ed.) (The Postwar World series) by John D. Hargreaves. John Hargreaves examines how the British, French, Belgian, Spanish and Portuguese colonies in tropical Africa became independent in the postwar years, and in doing so transformed the international landscape.

Colonization of Africa. colonization. colonization, extension of political and economic control over an area by a state whose nationals have occupied the area and usually possess organizational or technological superiority over the native population.

ix, pages: 24 cm Analyses the processes of decolonisation in which the European empires in Africa came to an end Includes bibliographical references (pages Pages: At the same time the book is a courageous reflection in the dilemmas of African sor B.

A. Ogot says:“The main purpose of the book is to show that decolonization does not only mean the transfer of alien power to sovereign nationhood; it must also entail the liberation of the worlds of spirit and culture, as well as economics.The decolonisation of Africa Inwhen the Second World War ended, Africa had only four independent states: in the south the Union of South Africa enjoyed dominion status, in West Africa, Liberia managed to survive the onslaught of imperialism, in Northeast Africa Ethiopia's.