Elites and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century by Jost DülfferElites and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century by Jost Dülffer

Elites and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century

byJost Dülffer, Marc Frey

Hardcover | April 5, 2011

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Decolonization changed the spatial order of the globe, the imagination of men and women around the world and established images of the globe. Both individuals and social groups shaped decolonization itself: this volume puts agency squarely at the center of debate by looking at elites and leaders who changed the course of history across the world.
JOST DÜLFFER is Professor of International History and of Peace and Conflict Studies in History at the University of Cologne, Germany. His main interests lie in 19th and 20th century history of international relations, 19th and 20th century German history, and the history of peace and conflict resolution.   MARC FREY is Helmut Schmidt...
Title:Elites and Decolonization in the Twentieth CenturyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.04 inPublished:April 5, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023024369X

ISBN - 13:9780230243699


Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Intelligence Providers and the Fabric of the Late Colonial State; M.Thomas
Southeast Asian Elites and the Construction of the ‘Nation’; P.Kratoska
Dutch Elites and the End of Empire in Indonesia; M.Frey
Emerging Business Elites in Newly Independent Indonesia; J.T.Lindblad
Elites as the Least Common Denominator: The Ambivalent Place of French Schools in Lebanon in the Process of Decolonization; E.Möller
Alternatives to Nationalism: The Political Imagination of Elites in French West Africa, 1945-1960; F.Cooper
Verwoerdian Apartheid and African Political Elites in South Africa, 1950-1968; C.Marx
Chieftaincies and Chiefs in Northern Namibia: Intermediaries of Power between Traditionalism, Modernisation and Democratisation; M.Bollig
Nehru - the Dilemmas of a Colonial Inheritance; J.Brown
Sekou Touré and the Management of Elites in Guinea; M.S.MacDonald
Julius Nyerere and the Project of African Socialism; A.Eckert
The United States, Decolonization and the Education of Third World elites; C.Unger
The Soviet Union and the Socialist camp: Elite formation for the Third World; A.Hilger