Elites and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century

Hardcover | May 15, 2011

EditorMarc Frey, Jost Dülffer

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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.

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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...

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...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.89 × 5.72 × 1.02 inPublished:May 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023024369X

ISBN - 13:9780230243699

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Abbreviations
Introduction
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
Notes
Bibliography
Index