Eclipse of Empire

Eclipse of Empire

by D. A. Low

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521383295
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/28/1991
Pages: 391
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.29(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

1. The contraction of England: an inaugural lecture 1984; 2. The twentieth century revolution in Monson Asia; 3. India and Britain: the climactic years 1917-1947; 4. The forgotten Bania: merchant communities and the Indian National Congress; 5. Counterpart experiences: India/Indonesia 1920s-1950s; 6. Emergencies and elections in India; 7. East Africa: towards the new order 1945-1963 with John Lonsdale; 8. Africa Year 1960; 9. The end of the British Empire in Africa; 10. History and independent Africa's political trauma; 11. Political superstructures in post-colonial states (i) A register of constructs; (ii) A dislocated polity: Uganda 1960-86; 12. Little Britain and large Commonwealth (i) The post-imperial Commonwealth; (ii) Commonwealth studies and Commonwealth countries; 13. Australia in the eastern hemisphere.

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