The Decolonization Of Africa (2020)

The Decolonization Of Africa This bold popularizing synthesis presents a readily accessible introduction to one of the major themes of twentieth century world history Between when self government was restored to Egypt and
  • Title: The Decolonization Of Africa
  • Author: David Birmingham
  • ISBN: 9780821411537
  • Page: 124
  • Format: Paperback
  • This bold, popularizing synthesis presents a readily accessible introduction to one of the major themes of twentieth century world history Between 1922, when self government was restored to Egypt, and 1994, when nonracial democracy was achieved in South Africa, 54 new nations were established in Africa Written within the parameters of African history, as opposed to imperThis bold, popularizing synthesis presents a readily accessible introduction to one of the major themes of twentieth century world history Between 1922, when self government was restored to Egypt, and 1994, when nonracial democracy was achieved in South Africa, 54 new nations were established in Africa Written within the parameters of African history, as opposed to imperial history, this study charts the processes of nationalism, liberation and independence that recast the political map of Africa in these years Ranging from Algeria in the North, where a French colonial government used armed force to combat Algerian aspirations to home rule, to the final overthrow of apartheid in the South, this is an authoritative survey that will be welcomed by all students tackling this complex and challenging topic.
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    One Reply to “The Decolonization Of Africa”

    1. I thought this book was wonderful It provides a concise 91 pages , informative, and nuanced overview of the decolonization of Africa as the title suggests The book is organized into five chapters Northern, Eastern, Western, West Central, and Southern African states The author argues that decolonization was a result of three factors indigenous, sometimes nationalistic campaigns for independence, imperial retreat and desire to focus on post war rebuilding in Europe, and the desire for superpowers [...]

    2. It s an overview which really only aims to skim the surface of Africa s decolonization Interesting and it was good for giving a broad picture but not enough for you to feel like you ve got any sort of comprehensive understanding.

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