Britain, France and the decolonization of Africa : future imperfect?

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Full title: Britain, France and the decolonization of Africa : future imperfect? / edited by Andrew W.M. Smith and Chris Jeppensen.
Other authors: Smith, Andrew W. M., 1986- (Editor)
Jeppesen, Chris, (Editor)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : development, contingency and entanglement : decolonization in the conditional / Andrew W.M. Smith and Chris Jeppesen
  • Nation, state and agency : evolving historiographies of African decolonization / Michael Collins
  • 'The winds of change are blowing economically' : the Labour Party and British overseas development, 1940s-1960s / Charlotte Lydia Riley
  • 'Oil will set us free' : the hydrocarbon industry and the Algerian decolonization process / Marta Musso
  • Future imperfect : colonial futures, contingencies and the end of French empire / Andrew W.M. Smith
  • The dynamics of anti-apartheid : international solidarity, human rights and decolonization / Robert Skinner
  • 'A worthwhile career for a man who is not entirely self-seeking' : service, duty and the Colonial Service during decolonization / Chris Jeppesen
  • Protecting empire from without : francophone African migrant workers, British West Africa and French efforts to maintain power in Africa, 1945-1960 / Joanna Warson
  • Afterword : Achilles and the tortoise : the tortoise's view of late colonialism and decolonization / Martin Shipway.