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

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

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
IT-FiEUI
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Hyam, Ronald
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Decolonization
  • Imperialism
  • Great Britain
Label
Britain's declining empire : the road to decolonisation, 1918-1968, Ronald Hyam, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511802898
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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
CR9780511802898
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 464 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780511802898
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1097111963
Label
Britain's declining empire : the road to decolonisation, 1918-1968, Ronald Hyam, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511802898
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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
CR9780511802898
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 464 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780511802898
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1097111963

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