Decolonization

Decolonization
Author : Dane Kennedy
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Total Pages : 128
Release : 2016-04-06
ISBN 10 : 9780199340491
ISBN 13 : 0199340498
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Decolonization Book Description:

Between 1760 and 1800, the American people cast off British rule to create a new nation and a radically new form of government based on the idea that people have the right to govern themselves. This title provides a cohesive synthesis of the military, diplomatic, political, social, and intellectual aspects of the American Revolution, paying special attention to the Revolution's causes and consequences.

Decolonization
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Dane Kennedy
Categories: Decolonization
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-06 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Between 1760 and 1800, the American people cast off British rule to create a new nation and a radically new form of government based on the idea that people hav
Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Dane Kennedy
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-04 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Millions of Africans, Asians, and other peoples were the subjects of colonial rule by overseas empires through the mid-twentieth century. By the end of the cent
Postcolonialism: a Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Robert J. C. Young
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Since the 1960s, many people around the world have challenged the idea that western perspectives are the only ones that count. This book examines the history of
African History: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 165
Authors: John (School of Oriental and African Studies Parker, University of London)
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-03-22 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Intended for those interested in the African continent and the diversity of human history, this work looks at Africa's past and reflects on the changing ways it
Empire
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Stephen Howe
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-08-22 - Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks

A great deal of the world's history is the history of empires. And although the great historic imperial systems - the land-based Russian one as well as the seab
The British Empire: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Ashley Jackson
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-30 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

The British Empire influenced many aspects of the world we live in today. The international system remains heavily marked by British imperialism, and the border
The First Wave of Decolonization
Language: en
Pages: 150
Authors: Mark Thurner
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-16 - Publisher: Routledge

The global phenomenon of decolonization was born in the Americas in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The First Wave of Decolonization is the
Decolonization
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Jan C. Jansen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-11 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

A concise and accessible history of decolonization in the twentieth century The end of colonial rule in Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean was one of the most impo
The Cold War: a Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Robert J. McMahon
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-25 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Vividly written and based on up-to-date scholarship, this title provides an interpretive overview of the international history of the Cold War.
Empires
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Krishan Kumar
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-22 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Empires have been the commonest form of political organization for most of recorded history. How should we best understand them? What are their principles and h