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The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

John Kent

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book offers a scholarly study of British and French policy in their West African colonies during World War II and its aftermath. It shows how the broader requirements of the Anglo-French ... More


The Progress of Colonial Co-operation in London and Paris, 1945–1949

John Kent

in The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Within two years, the new Ministry of Overseas France was to inaugurate a similar programme of development, and was to invest much more money than Britain. From the Foreign Office’s point of view, ... More


Conclusion

John Kent

in The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

When World War II broke out in 1939, it was clear that new initiatives had been made which were to influence the future development of Britain’s colonial policy in Black Africa. The public commitment ... More


The Primacy of Economics: Reconstruction in Western Europe, 1919–1924

Lord Bullock and William Deakin

in The Lights that Failed: European International History 1919-1933

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221142
eISBN:
9780191678417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221142.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Once the peace treaty was signed and the European leaders returned to their capitals, the most pressing problems they faced were financial and economic. The war had wrecked international finance and ... More


The Ewe Question and the Future of Togoland, 1950–1956

John Kent

in The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The visiting mission was to have a major impact on Anglo-French efforts to resolve the colonial aspects of the Ewe problem without any damage to respective imperial interests and prestige or to ... More


War with the Bourbons, 1777–1779

H. M. Scott

in British Foreign Policy in the Age of the American Revolution

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201953
eISBN:
9780191675096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201953.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

By the summer of 1777, war became unavoidable in Europe and this served as a major turning point for Anglo-French relations. As military and naval preparations began to emerge, government and formal ... More


London and Paris as International Financial Centres in the Twentieth Century

Youssef Cassis and Eric Bussière (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269495
eISBN:
9780191710162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269495.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

London and Paris, the world's two leading financial centres in the 19th century, experienced differing fortunes during the 20th century. While London remained an international financial centre, ... More


‘A Genuine and Energetic League of Nations Policy’: Lord Robert Cecil and the Treaty of Mutual Assistance, 1922–1923

Peter J. Yearwood

in Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199226733
eISBN:
9780191710308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226733.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The success of the League was widely seen as depending on its formulating a scheme for international disarmament. Lloyd George had this in the back of his mind when offering a security treaty to ... More


Churchill and France

Douglas Johnson

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

On November 11, 1944, Winston Churchill made a speech in Paris, France. It was a moving speech and an emotional occasion: the commemoration of the armistice of the First World War whilst the Second ... More


Anglo-French Relations and the War in West Africa, 1939–1942

John Kent

in The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The three years from the outbreak of the war to the Allied invasion of North Africa were undoubtedly the most traumatic in 20th-century Anglo-French relations. A sense of having been let down and ... More


Wartime Policy in West Africa: The Effects on Relations between the European Colonies, 1940–1942

John Kent

in The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The conduct of the war as it affected West Africa was naturally influenced, at the highest level, by its relation to the best over-all strategy that could be devised to resist the Germans. This ... More


Inter-territorial Relations, 1942–1945

John Kent

in The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In late 1942, Britain’s main problem was having to work with both the Free French and Vichy supporters in West Africa, as feelings ran high and supporters of the former could not accept that the ... More


The Origins of the Hundred Years War: The Angevin Legacy 1250–1340

Malcolm Vale

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206200
eISBN:
9780191677014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206200.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

In this study of Anglo-French relations in the century before the Hundred Years War, the text examines the legacy of continental rule bequeathed by the Angevin kings of England to their Plantagenet ... More


A transnational decolonisation: Britain, France and the Rhodesian problem, 1965–1969

Joanna Warson

in Francophone Africa at fifty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719089305
eISBN:
9781526135858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089305.003.0012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Southern Rhodesia turned, in the 1960s and 1970s, into a very complex problem. Joanna Warson discusses the ways in which France’s African diplomacy attempted to have a role in the processes ... More


France and the Coming of War

Richard Cobb

in The Coming of the First World War

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228417
eISBN:
9780191678783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228417.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the political situation in France during the start of World War I. It analyses Anglo-French relations and lists some of the Frenchmen that were honoured by Oxford University ... More


Why the Field of Cloth of Gold?

Glenn Richardson

in The Field of Cloth of Gold

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300148862
eISBN:
9780300160390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148862.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explain why the historic meeting—known as Field of Cloth of Gold—between King Francis I of France and King Henry VIII of England ... More


The Cold Light of Day

Glenn Richardson

in The Field of Cloth of Gold

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300148862
eISBN:
9780300160390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148862.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter considers the outcome of the Field of Cloth of Gold. At Lyon, on 29 May 1522, Clarenceux King of Arms declared war on Francis I. Henry VIII defied Francis on the grounds that he had ... More


The Harcourts: Anglo-French Relations in a Time of Revolution

Leslie Mitchell

in Revisiting The Polite and Commercial People: Essays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198802631
eISBN:
9780191840937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802631.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The papers of the Second and Third Earls Harcourt have become available in the last five years. Among them are a substantial number of letters from the French branch of their family, whose head was ... More


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