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The Resource Britain's declining empire : the road to decolonisation, 1918-1968, Ronald Hyam

Britain's declining empire : the road to decolonisation, 1918-1968, Ronald Hyam

Label
Britain's declining empire : the road to decolonisation, 1918-1968
Title
Britain's declining empire
Title remainder
the road to decolonisation, 1918-1968
Statement of responsibility
Ronald Hyam
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
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Hyam, Ronald
Dewey number
909.0971241
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DA16
LC item number
.H937 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Decolonization
  • Imperialism
  • Great Britain
Label
Britain's declining empire : the road to decolonisation, 1918-1968, Ronald Hyam
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-451) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The essence of the empire -- The futility and the irony -- 1. 'The whole world is rocking': British governments and a dysfunctional imperial system, 1918-1945 -- Racism -- Zionism -- Nationalism -- Idealism: the British commonwealth -- Geopolitics -- New directions - and war -- 2. 'British imperialism is dead': the Attlee government and the end of empire, 1945-1951 -- Who was in charge? -- The transfer of power in Asia: India, Burma, and Ceylon -- Palestine -- Economic problems and geopolitical imperatives -- The new African policy -- The Gold Coast -- Cyprus and 'Enosis' -- The Islamic world -- Labour's legacy -- 3. 'Rugged and tangled difficulties': the Churchill and Eden governments and the end of empire, 1951-1956 -- Personalities and other constraints -- The African colonies -- Other territories -- Commonwealth issues -- Egypt: decline and fall -- 4. 'The wind of change is blowing': the Macmillan and Douglas-Home governments and the end of empire, 1957-1964 -- Policy-making: ministers, officials and governors -- Planning: surveys and statements -- Political developments -- Problems: the international context -- 5. 'We could no longer afford to honour our pledges': the Wilson government and the end of empire, 1964-1968 -- Mentalities and priorities -- Generalities -- Particularities
Control code
ocm71808156
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 464 pages
Isbn
9780521866491
Lccn
2007296607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)71808156
  • (OCoLC)71808156
  • (Sirsi) a977142
Label
Britain's declining empire : the road to decolonisation, 1918-1968, Ronald Hyam
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-451) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The essence of the empire -- The futility and the irony -- 1. 'The whole world is rocking': British governments and a dysfunctional imperial system, 1918-1945 -- Racism -- Zionism -- Nationalism -- Idealism: the British commonwealth -- Geopolitics -- New directions - and war -- 2. 'British imperialism is dead': the Attlee government and the end of empire, 1945-1951 -- Who was in charge? -- The transfer of power in Asia: India, Burma, and Ceylon -- Palestine -- Economic problems and geopolitical imperatives -- The new African policy -- The Gold Coast -- Cyprus and 'Enosis' -- The Islamic world -- Labour's legacy -- 3. 'Rugged and tangled difficulties': the Churchill and Eden governments and the end of empire, 1951-1956 -- Personalities and other constraints -- The African colonies -- Other territories -- Commonwealth issues -- Egypt: decline and fall -- 4. 'The wind of change is blowing': the Macmillan and Douglas-Home governments and the end of empire, 1957-1964 -- Policy-making: ministers, officials and governors -- Planning: surveys and statements -- Political developments -- Problems: the international context -- 5. 'We could no longer afford to honour our pledges': the Wilson government and the end of empire, 1964-1968 -- Mentalities and priorities -- Generalities -- Particularities
Control code
ocm71808156
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 464 pages
Isbn
9780521866491
Lccn
2007296607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)71808156
  • (OCoLC)71808156
  • (Sirsi) a977142

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