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The United States, Western Europe, and Out‐of‐Area Disputes, 1945–1975

Geir Lundestad

in The United States and Western Europe Since 1945: From "Empire" by Invitation to Transatlantic Drift

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266685
eISBN:
9780191601057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266689.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The US and the Western European countries certainly had their differences over various European questions, but all debate took place against the background of a Soviet threat that disturbed the ... More


Ministerial Discussions and Anglo-French Colonial Co-operation, 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/9780198203025.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History

British colonial policy in West Africa received a new momentum from the Coussey Commission’s report and the proposed constitutions for Nigeria and the Gold Coast. As the British actively sought their ... More


Introduction: Empire in an Age of Discord

J. P. DAUGHTON

in An Empire Divided: Religion, Republicanism, and the Making of French Colonialism, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305302
eISBN:
9780199866991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305302.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins by describing the archives of French colonialism as being filled with stories of disagreement, conflict, and reconciliation like the exchanges between Monsieur Julia and Père ... More


The War Years, 1936–1945

STEPHEN HOWE

in Anticolonialism in British Politics: The Left and the End of Empire 1918-1964

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204237
eISBN:
9780191676178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204237.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses how a changed political landscape in the colonies, along with shifts in British thinking, weakened the ethos of colonial ... More


From Complement to Conflict: Trade Taxes, 1914–1938

Leigh A. Gardner

in Taxing Colonial Africa: The Political Economy of British Imperialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661527
eISBN:
9780191744877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661527.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History, British and Irish Modern History

From World War One to the Great Depression, the global economic crises of 1914–38 were also crises for colonial administrations in Africa. By 1914 colonial economies were becoming dependent on the ... 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


Regional Commissions and the Origins of Post-war Anglo-French Colonial Co-operation in Africa, 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/9780198203025.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

A new initiative in terms of colonial policy was now required in order to impress upon international opinion the future benefits of continued British rule. In the event, this attempt was to become ... More


Children of the French Empire: Miscegenation and Colonial Society in French West Africa 1895-1960

Owen White

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208198
eISBN:
9780191677946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208198.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book recreates the lives of the children born of relationships between French men and African women from the time France colonized much of West Africa towards the end of the 19th century, until ... More


Introduction

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/9780198203025.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

It is important to understand the reasons for the Colonial Development and Welfare Act of 1940’s new approach by colonial policy-makers, the imperial crisis, the Depression, and the rise of the Axis ... More


British Party Politics and the Policy-Making Process

PHILIP MURPHY

in Party Politics and Decolonization: The Conservative Party and British Colonial Policy in Tropical Africa 1951-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205050
eISBN:
9780191676475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205050.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

With the growth in government activity and the increasing complexity of the tasks which the government is called upon to perform, the ability of politicians to shape policy in line with the ... More


Decolonization and Migration: Constructing the North African Jew

Maud S. Mandel

in Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691125817
eISBN:
9781400848584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691125817.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter builds on the link between French colonial policies and Muslim–Jewish relations in the metropole by tracing how decolonization throughout North Africa changed the way a diverse set of ... More


Introduction

Martin Bunton

in Colonial Land Policies in Palestine, 1917–1936

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199211081
eISBN:
9780191695797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211081.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter provides a background to the scope of this book's study on colonial policies in Palestine. The book focuses on the contexts in which imported ideas and presumptions about land were ... More


The Conservative Party and Business Interests

PHILIP MURPHY

in Party Politics and Decolonization: The Conservative Party and British Colonial Policy in Tropical Africa 1951-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205050
eISBN:
9780191676475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205050.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the influence which the Conservative party's business links exerted over the attitudes of its members towards political developments in Africa. It explains in detail political ... More


Tradition in the Service of Modernity: Architecture and Urbanism in French Colonial Policy, 1900–1930

Gwendolyn Wright

in Tensions of Empire: Colonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520205406
eISBN:
9780520918085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520205406.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores urbanism and architecture under French colonial policy during the period from 1900 to 1930, and discusses how urban design can be allied with power, relying on the support of ... More


Party Politics and Decolonization: The Conservative Party and British Colonial Policy in Tropical Africa 1951-1964

Philip Murphy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205050
eISBN:
9780191676475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205050.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book explores the relationship between Conservative Party politics and British colonial policy in tropical Africa during the unbroken period of Conservative government from 1951 to 1964. Based ... More


The Challenge of Congress: September–December 1774

Peter D.G. Thomas

in Tea Party to Independence: The Third Phase of the American Revolution 1773-1776

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201427
eISBN:
9780191674877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201427.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The government of British Prime Minister Lord North would take no further policy decisions on America until information arrived concerning both the reception in Massachusetts of the Intolerable Acts, ... More


The maintenance of hegemony: the short history of Indian doctors in the Colonial Medical Service, British East Africa

Anna Greenwood and Harshad Topiwala

in Beyond the State: The colonial medical service in British Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089671
eISBN:
9781526104366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089671.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Histories of the Colonial Medical Service have considered the European Medical Officers forming their elites and also the subsidiary auxiliary staff who provided supporting healthcare provision. No ... More


Laboring for the Colony

Lesley A. Sharp

in The Sacrificed Generation: Youth, History, and the Colonized Mind in Madagascar

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229501
eISBN:
9780520935884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229501.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the exploitative colonial practices experienced by young Malagasy men. It takes a look at the demands of colonial service and introduces the Service de la Main d'Oeuvre des ... More


Colonialism: Economic and Ethical Debates

Barbara Arneil

in John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonialism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279679
eISBN:
9780191684296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279679.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

John Locke was deeply immersed in the development of actual colonial policy in England, at a time when there was strong opposition to England's activities in America. This opposition was not based on ... More


Disease, Diet, and Gender: Late Twentieth-Century Perspectives on Empire

Diana Wylie

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

For nearly three-quarters of the 20th century, historical writing on the British Empire concentrated on political and economic issues — on the way the Empire was administered, policy-making, the ... More


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