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Colonial affairs in British politics, 1945-1959

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the domestic politics of the transition from imperial mission to wind of change
Abstract:

In the years after 1959 Britain's disengagement from her colonial Empire was comprehensive and rapid. A newly re-elected Conservative government, well aware that many special interests would suffer in the process, set out nevertheless to press the policy of decolonisation speedily to its end. This new tempo of policy was a natural enough response to the experiences of the preceding years. The decade and a half since the war had encompassed both the rise of articulate and aggressive coloni...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Social Studies
Publication date:
1969
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
605103712
URN:
uuid:1a14962f-5325-495d-a4b2-acef9a373881
Local pid:
td:605103712

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