International Diplomacy and Colonial Retreat

International Diplomacy and Colonial Retreat

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The problems investigated in this collection had lasting consequences not only in the field of colonialism but in international politics as well. Decolonization and the Cold War, which brought about the most significant changes to global policits after 1945, are treated together.
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 498g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138973017
  • 9781138973015

Table of contents

Diplomacy and decolonialization, John Darwin; decolonization deferred? - the re-establishment of colonial rule in Hong Kong, 1942-45, Kent Fedorowich; Britain, the United States and the end of the Italian Empire in Africa, 1940-52, Saul Kelly; divisive decolonization - the Anglo-French withdrawal from Syria and Lebanon, 1944-46, Martin Thomas; filling the void - the emergence of early Vietnamese trade with China, 1945-50, Christopher E. Goscha; division and discord - British policy, Indo-China, and the origins of the Vietnam War, 1954-1956, Phillip Hughes; after decolonization - Australia and the emergence of the non-aligned movement in Asia, 1954-55 Christopher Waters; Britain and the Cyprus problem at the United Nations, 1954-58, Edward Johnson; causes and consequences of France's departure from Algeria, 1958-62, Sabine-Marie Decup; Britain, the United States and the demise of the Central African Federation, 1959-1963, L.J. Butler; Britain, the Cold war, and the Congo Crisis, 1960-63, Alan James; Britain and Portuguese Africa, 1961-65, Glyn Stoner; revolution and reaction - South Arabia in the aftermath of the Yemini Revolution, Simon C. Smith; Britain, Konfrontasi and the end of empire in south-east Asia, 1961-65, John Subritski; decolonization by default - Suriname and the Dutch retreat from empire, Bob Moore; the end of Australian rule in Papua New Guinea, Hank Nelson.
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