This account of the twentieth century British decolonization process in India and Africa assesses its many broader sociopolitical consequences, including the vast political changes occurring in Asia as well as the political debacles in post-independence Africa.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.14(w) x 9.29(h) x 1.06(d)|
Table of Contents1. 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.