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  1. Thoughts on Indian Discontents (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edwyn Bevan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1929, this title presents some reflections from one of the leading cultural commenters of his day, Edwyn Bevan, on the notoriously controversial subject of burgeoning Indian Nationalism during the twilight of the British Empire. Bevan’s analysis of the peculiarities, tensions...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Production of Postcolonial India and Pakistan

    Meanings of Partition

    By Ted Svensson

    Series: Interventions

    This work seeks to examine the event and concurrent transition that the inauguration of India and Pakistan as ‘postcolonial’ states in August 1947 constituted and effectuated. Analysing India and Pakistan together in a parallel and mutually dependant reading, and utilizing primary data and...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. British Ways of Counter-insurgency

    A Historical Perspective

    Edited by Matthew Hughes

    This edited collection examines the British ‘way’ in counter-insurgency. It brings together and consolidates new scholarship on the counter-insurgency associated with the end of empire, foregrounding a dark and violent history of British imperial rule, one that stretched back to the nineteenth...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Truth and Reconciliation in South Korea

    Between the Present and Future of the Korean Wars

    Edited by Jae-Jung Suh

    The Korean War is multiple wars. Not only is it a war that began on 25 June 1950, but it is also a conflict that is rooted in Korea's colonial experiences, postcolonial desires and frustrations, and interventions and partitions imposed by outside forces. In South Korea, the war is a site of...

    Published July 17th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Decolonisation

    The British Experience since 1945

    By Nicholas White

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Concise and accessible, this guide provides an overview of the process of British decolonisation. Dr White syntheses recent historical debate by looking at the demise of British imperial power from three main perspectives: the shifting emphases of British imperial policy; the rise of populist,...

    Published April 15th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Decolonization in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By John D. Hargreaves

    Series: The Postwar World

    John Hargreaves examines how the British, French, Belgian, Spanish and Portuguese colonies in tropical Africa became independent in the postwar years, and in doing so transformed the international landscape. African demands for independence and colonial plans for reform - central to the story - are...

    Published May 23rd 1996 by Routledge

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