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The Transfer of power in Africa : decolonization, 1940-1960 / edited by Prosser Gifford and Wm. Roger Louis.

; Louis, William Roger, 1936- ; Rockefeller Foundation
New Haven : Yale University Press, [1982] .
ISBN 0300025688

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Other Authors Gifford, Prosser.
Louis, William Roger, 1936-
Rockefeller Foundation.
Subjects AFRICA.
Africa -- Politics and government -- 1945-1960 -- Congresses.
Afrique -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1945-1960 -- Congrès.
Decolonization -- Africa -- History -- Congresses.
Décolonisation -- Afrique -- Histoire -- Congrès.
Politics and government
Description xi, 654 pages : map ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
Notes Based on a conference held at the Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio, Italy, Sept.-Oct. 1977, sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 603-635) and index.
Contents (cont.) Portugal and Africa : the last empire / Kenneth Maxwell -- Misconceived dominion : the creation and disintegration of federation in British Central Africa / Prosser Gifford -- The parting of the ways in South Africa / Leonard Thompson -- From colonization to independence in French tropical Africa : the economic background / Jean Suret-Canale -- Decolonization, development, and dependence : a survey of changing attitudes / David Fieldhouse -- Decolonization in French, Belgian, and Portuguese Africa : a bibliographical essay / David E. Gardinier -- A historiographical perspective on the transfer of power in British Colonial Africa : a bibliographical essay / A.H.M. Kirk-Greene.
The Asian mirror to tropical Africa's independence / D.A. Low -- The United States and the liquidation of the British Empire in tropical Africa, 1941-1951 / Wm. Roger Louis and Ronald Robinson -- Pan-African responses in the United States to British colonial rule in Africa in the 1940s / Hollis R. Lynch -- Patterns in the transfer of power : a comparative study of French and British decolonization / Tony Smith -- Toward the transfer of power in British West Africa / John D. Hargreaves -- French West Africa and decolonization / Yves Person -- French colonial policy in equatorial Africa in the 1940s and 1950s / Elikia M'Bokolo -- The decolonization of French black Africa / Henri Brunschwig -- The British point of no return? / Dennis Austin -- Colonial governments and the transfer of power in East Africa / Cranford Pratt -- The impact of ethnic demands on British decolonization in Africa : the example of Uganda / Grace S. Ibingira -- Precipitous decolonization : the case of the Belgian Congo / Jean Stengers.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Geographic Area Africa
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8169830
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