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Decolonization and Its Impact

Martin Shipway

Decolonization and Its Impact

A Comparative Perspective (History of the Contemporary World)

by Martin Shipway

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


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Number of Pages288
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ISBN 100631199675
ISBN 109780631199670

The Japanese occupation to disrupted but did not delay the transition. Planning for decolonization[ edit ] U. Introduction: Decolonization in Comparative Perspective. Kenyan independence was preceded by the eight-year Mau Mau Uprising. Close Description The end of colonial rule in Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean was one of the most important and dramatic developments of the twentieth century. Concise and authoritative, Decolonization is the essential introduction to this momentous chapter in history, the aftershocks of which are still being felt today.

America's only African colony, Liberiawas formed privately and achieved independence early; Washington unofficially protected it. People were encouraged to take their own actions in order to maintain stability and economic prosperity. Inthe conflict would ramp up when British troops opened fire on African protesters. Imperialism, he writes, has left its mark on the minds of the previously colonised. It added most of Spain's remaining colonies in

The Comaroffs argue that it is the global South, particularly Africa, that is at the vanguard of global trends. They examine the economic repercussions of decolonization and its impact on international power structures, its consequences for envisioning world order, and the long shadow it continues to cast over new states and former colonial powers alike. Worden, eds. India would not have been able to achieve this independence without the help of Mahatma Gandhi. Algeria[ edit ] French involvement in Algeria stretched back a century. De Gaulle together with most Frenchmen except the Communists was committed to preserving the Empire in the new form.


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We affirm the right of all colonial peoples to control their own destiny. The protests sought to remove all vestiges of racism and colonialism from university campuses. Further, the European-owned and -run plantations proved more vulnerable to extended deflation than native capitalistsreducing the dominance of "white" farmers in colonial economies and Decolonization and Its Impact book the European governments and investors of the s co-opt indigenous elites Decolonization and Its Impact book despite the implications for the future.

Inthe Philippines transitioned out of territorial status, controlled by an appointed governor, to the semi-independent status of the Commonwealth of the Philippines. Among the many discursive highlights is the interrogation of the politics of embodied knowing, the theoretical distinctions and connections between anti-colonial thought and post-colonial theory, and the identification of the particular lessons of anti-colonial theory for critical educational practice.

He is the author of The Road to Decolonization and Its Impact book France and Vietnam, and has written journal articles and book chapters on French colonial policy making and decolonization in Indochina, sub-Saharan Africa, Algeria and Madagascar, as well as on colonial discourse, psychology and photography, and on post-colonial memory.

The challenge of comprehending and remedying colonialism and racism and their destructive practices is the penetrating analysis of leading antiracist educator George Dei, his co-editor, Arlo Kempf, and other contributors to this excellent collection.

Washington pushed hard to accelerate decolonization and bring an end to the colonial empires of its Western allies, most importantly during the Suez Crisisbut American military bases were established around the world and direct and indirect interventions continued in KoreaIndochinaLatin America inter alia, the occupation of the Dominican RepublicAfrica, and the Middle East to oppose Communist invasions and insurgencies.

The third explores the decolonisation of knowledge. The extraordinary material demands of the conflict had spread economic change across the world notably inflationand the associated social pressures of "war imperialism" created both peasant unrest and a burgeoning middle class.

Although a small, poor country, Portugal had the oldest it started, inwith the conquer of Ceuta and one of the largest colonial empires, due to the Portuguese discoveries.

The Algerian War started in Ferhat Abbas and Messali Hadj 's movements had marked the period between the two wars, but both sides radicalised after the Second World War.

Atrocities characterized both sidesand the number killed became highly controversial estimates that were made for propaganda purposes. They see Africa, its languages, cultures, traditions and practices as backward, dark, evil and generally disdainful.

The Indian National Congress was founded in and was one of the biggest political aspects during the National Movement based on democratic ideas. The survival of France depended on support from these colonies, and De Gaulle made numerous concessions.

Index show more Review Text "Decolonization and its Impact provides a well-written survey of mid-twentieth century decolonization. Endnotes James Heitzman, and Robert L. These authors offer in Anti-Colonialism and Education: The Politics of Resistance a brilliant contribution for resisting the ever-present overarching force and practice in everyone's daily life and for inspiring multiple sites of anti-colonial practice to create a more enriched society.

The wind of change is blowing through the continent… Whether we like it or not, this growth of national consciousness is a political fact. This book takes an incisive look at decolonization and its long-term consequences, revealing it to be a coherent yet multidimensional process at the heart of modern history.

However, the French Community dissolved itself in the midst of the Algerian War; almost all of the other African colonies were granted independence infollowing local referendums.

This is perhaps a good approach, but the results are somewhat mixed; how successful they are probably depends to some extent If you're trying to present as complicated a historical phenomenon as decolonization as a whole, you have two basic options: to try to talk about it in general, in terms of general trends or patterns; or though a few cases, from which you allow the reader to generalize.

Decolonization and its Impact

Gandhi was inspired to overthrow Britain by Hinduism and Decolonization and Its Impact book rebellious Western cultures that disagreed with the industrialization in India Brown.

It focuses on the process and impact of decolonizationat the level of the 'late colonial state' and of colonial societies, with reference to a number of key cases across the European colonial empires.

Essays explore such key issues as the challenge of articulating anti-colonial thought as an epistemology of the colonized, anchored in the indigenous sense of collective and common colonial consciousness; the conceptualization of Decolonization and Its Impact book configurations embedded in ideas, cultures and histories of marginalized communities; the understanding of indigeneity as pedagogical practice; and the pursuit of agency, resistance and subjective politics through anti-colonial learning.mirror the complexity of his subject.

His book represents a notable accomplishment, a feat of stylish synthesis and compression which will inject still greater energy into an already vigo-rous debate. HistLit / Andrew Porter über Shipway, Martin: Decolonization and its Im-pact.

A Comparative Approach to the End of the Colonial Empires. Mar 15,  · This book takes an incisive look at decolonization and its long-term consequences, revealing it to be a coherent yet multidimensional process at the heart of modern history.

Jan Jansen and Jürgen Osterhammel trace the decline of European, American, and Japanese colonial supremacy from World War I to the s. Decolonization and its Impact is a ground-breaking comparative study of decolonization from before the Second World War to the early s.

Compares key cases across the European colonial empires Focuses on the process and impact of decolonization at the level of the 'late colonial state' and of colonial societies Presents an original model of decolonization that seeks to reconcile imperial.Oct 01,  · Before World War II pdf was stated fairly, “The sun never set on the British Empire.” Pdf decades, this was true: the British colonial Empire touched all corners of the globe.

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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 and its Impact is a ground-breaking comparative study of decolonization from before the Second World War to the early s.

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