Decolonisation Since 1945
The Collapse of European Overseas Empires
By (author) John Springhall
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Decolonisation Since 1945 by John Springhall
Book DescriptionOne of the most significant changes of the post-1945 world has been the decline and final dismemberment of European colonial empires in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the Pacific and the Caribbean. In 1939, roughly a third of the world's entire population lived under colonial rule. At the end of the century, less than one per cent do so. In this study, each major European overseas colony, rather than being subject to chronological or thematic subdivision, receives separate, extensive and consecutive treatment.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333745991
(222mm x 141mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 23-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Decolonisation Since 1945, Paperback (January 2001)
In 1939, roughly a third of the world's entire population lived under colonial rule. In 2000, less than one per cent do so. In this study, each major European overseas colony, rather than being subject to chronological or thematic subdivision, receives separate, extensive and consecutive treatment.
Youth, Popular Culture and Moral Panics, Paperback / softback (June 1999)» View all books by John Springhall
Argues that since "moral panics" over popular culture are perennial, this reveals a great deal more about adult anxieties--fear of the future, technological change, and the erosion of moral absolutes--than about the nature of juvenile misbehavior.
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Author Biography - John Springhall
JOHN SPRINGHALL is Reader in History at the University of Ulster, Coleraine.
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