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4. Ends and aftermaths of empire

4. Ends and aftermaths of empire  

Stephen Howe

in Empire: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2002
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775536
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802231.003.0005
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chapter
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9780192802231
‘Ends and aftermaths of Empire’ examines the political decolonization of the European empires which took place between the end of the Second World War and the 1960s. The single most ... More
DecolonizationA Very Short Introduction

Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction  

Dane Kennedy

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2016
Published Online: 
May 2016
eISBN: 
9780190605537
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199340491.001.0001
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book
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9780199340491
Decolonization is the term commonly used to refer to this transition from a world of colonial empires to a world of nation-states in the years after World War II. Decolonization: A Very ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Dane Kennedy

in Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2016
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May 2016
eISBN: 
9780190605537
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199340491.003.0001
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9780199340491
Decolonization is described as the “withdrawal from its former colonies of a colonial power; the acquisition of political or economic independence by such colonies.” However, war, ... More
1. Waves of decolonization

1. Waves of decolonization  

Dane Kennedy

in Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2016
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May 2016
eISBN: 
9780190605537
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199340491.003.0002
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9780199340491
‘Waves of decolonization’ outlines three phases of decolonization, beginning with the first wave in the Americas in the late eighteenth century, which led to the creation of the United ... More
5. Economic development to human development

5. Economic development to human development  

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in The United Nations: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190222734
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190222703.003.0006
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780190222703
One of the United Nation's central goals was to prevent economic upheaval and any resulting political consequences. ‘Economic development to human development’ explains that the aim was to ... More
4. France stirs up the melting pot

4. France stirs up the melting pot  

Vanessa Schwartz

in Modern France: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365722
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195389418.003.0005
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chapter
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9780195389418
‘France stirs up the melting pot’ investigates the effects of immigration on France. Revolutionaries believed ethnic pluralism would endanger unity, and to this day immigrants are expected ... More

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