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France and Decolonisation Raymond Betts

France and Decolonisation By Raymond Betts

France and Decolonisation by Raymond Betts


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By 1914 France had amassed over ten million square kilometres, and 60 million people including the colonies of Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, the colony in S.E. The author describes in detail the physical struggles between the colonies and their rules and the subsequent demise of the Empire.

France and Decolonisation Summary

France and Decolonisation by Raymond Betts

By 1914 France had amassed over ten million square kilometres, and 60 million people including the colonies of Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, the colony in S.E. Asia known as Indochina and a vast block of West Africa. This study gives the undergraduate student a factual geographical and historical background to the establishment of the early twentieth century French colonial empire. The author describes in detail the physical struggles between the colonies and their rules and the subsequent demise of the Empire.

Table of Contents

Preface.- Introduction: The French Colonial Empire in the Context of Modern History.- Historical Conditions.- An Empire Peaceful and Disturbed.- The Changing Scene in the Colonial World.- The Despair and Hope of War.- Caution and Confusion.- Dissolution.- Accumulating Failure: Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria.- The Peaceful Devolution of Authority: Subsaharan Africa.- Conclusion.- Source.- Notes.- General Sources.

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GOR012320508
9780333353530
0333353536
France and Decolonisation by Raymond Betts
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
19910909
160
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