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British decolonization, 1946-1997 when, why, and how did the British Empire fall by W. David McIntyre

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Published by Macmillan Press in Houndmills .
Written in

Subjects:

  • Decolonization.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Commonwealth countries -- History -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementW. David McIntyre.
SeriesBritish history in perspective
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA18 .M366 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 157 p.
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21409487M
ISBN 100333644379, 0333644387

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British Decolonization, – When, Why and How did the British Empire Fall? Book Series: British History in Perspective. Charles Dilke toured the English-speaking world and in his book Greater Britain (brought out hastily in ) provided a powerful gloss on the mythology of Empire. British Decolonization, – When, Why and How did the British Empire Fall? Authors (view affiliations) W. David McIntyre; Textbook. 21 Citations; Downloads; Part of the British History in Perspective book series (BHP) Chapters Table of contents (14 chapters) About About this book; Table of contents. Search within book.   British Decolonization, by David McIntyre, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10). Survey of British Commonwealth affairs / by Nicholas Mansbergh. DA 18 M V.2 British decolonization, when, why, and how did the British Empire fall?

Synopsis The sudden demise of arguably the world's greatest empire in the years following World War II was a momentous event in global history. After nearly four centuries of colonial activity, the British relinquished their empire in a little more than 20 s: 1. Before World War II it was stated fairly, “The sun never set on the British Empire.” For decades, this was true: the British colonial Empire touched all corners of the globe. After the War concluded, however, a worldwide process of decolonization commenced in which Britain granted independence to all of its major colonies, beginning notably in India. Decolonization, process by which colonies become independent of the colonizing nization was gradual and peaceful for some British colonies largely settled by expatriates but violent for others, where native rebellions were energized by World War II, European countries generally lacked the wealth and political support necessary to suppress . Decolonization (American English) or decolonisation (British English) is the undoing of colonialism, the latter being the process whereby a nation establishes and maintains its domination on overseas concept particularly applies to the dismantlement, during the second half of the 20th century, of the colonial empires established prior to World War I throughout the world.

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