Decolonization Products

  • Allies at the End of Empire

    Loyalists, Nationalists and the Cold War, 1945-76

    Edited by David M. Anderson, Daniel Branch

    The wars of decolonization fought by European colonial powers after 1945 had their origins in the fraught history of imperial domination, but were framed and shaped by the emerging politics of the Cold War. In all the counter-insurgencies mounted against armed nationalist risings in this period,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge

  • Algeria and France

    From Colonialism to Cooperation

    By Dorothy Pickles

    Beginning as a small, seemingly insignificant rebellion in 1954, the Algerian struggle for independence assumed such proportions that it strangled France’s foreign policy, threatened her international relations, poisoned the political atmosphere, and toppled one government after another. In this…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • Contemporary North Africa

    Issues of Development and Integration

    Edited by Halim Barakat

    This book by a group of international scholars, both Arab and Western, was first published in 1985, and considers the state of contemporary North Africa and its position both in the Arab world and within wider international affairs. It examines the cultural and historical contexts which have shaped…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • The Last Arab Jews

    The Communities of Jerba, Tunisia

    By Abraham L. Udovitch, Lucette Valensi, Jacques Perez

    The once numerous and vital Jewish communities of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia have disappeared, succumbing during the past century to the assimilating temptations of French culture, or, more recently, to the pressures of migration. Only the two communities of the island of Jerba still remain. Only…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • North Africa

    Nation, State, and Region

    Edited by George Joffé

    North Africa differs from the Middle East in several significant ways. It was subject to a uniform colonial experience as part of the French empire; its populations are far more culturally homogeneous than those of the Middle East; and, since the Reconquista, it has always been far more susceptible…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • Routledge Revivals: India and the Simon Report (1930)

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1930, this book sought to explain to western readers the vital necessity of approaching the ‘Indian problem’ from the emerging national standpoint in India, and of appreciating its ideals. The author relates this necessity directly to the task undertaken by the Simon Commission…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Britain's Imperial Retreat from China, 1900-1931

    By Phoebe Chow

    Britain’s relationship with China in the nineteenth and early twentieth century is often viewed in terms of gunboat diplomacy, unequal treaties, and the unrelenting pursuit of Britain’s own commercial interests. This book, however, based on extensive original research, demonstrates that in Britain…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Conflict in the Middle East

    By P.J. Vatikiotis

    The Middle East is a continuing crisis area in world politics. This crisp and penetrating book, first published in 1971, analyses the historical development of the major issues in Arab politics, explains the conflicting interests now at stake in the Middle East and how the politics of the area were…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: War and Security in the Middle East

  • Defending Arabia

    By J.E. Peterson

    The defence of the Gulf has been a vital strategic concern for close on 100 years. The British first became involved in the Gulf to protect the sea routes to India and with the development of international air routes the Gulf became a crucial staging post. This book, first published in 1986,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: War and Security in the Middle East

  • The Gulf War and the Environment

    Edited by Farouk El-Baz, R.M. Makharita

    The Gulf War inflicted dramatic environmental damage upon the fragile desert and shore environments of Kuwait and north eastern Saudi Arabia. Marine environments experienced oil spills; inland, oil lakes and burning oil wells caused widespread pollution. This book, first published in 1994, presents…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: War and Security in the Middle East

  • Iran

    At War With History

    By John W. Limbert

    Iran is the only Middle Eastern state to have preserved its national identity through the upheavals of Arab, Turkish and Mongol invasions. It is heir to the richest culture in the Middle East: a culture that extends far beyond the state’s political boundaries. This book, first published in 1987,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: War and Security in the Middle East

  • Middle East Peace Plans

    Edited by Willard A. Beling

    Bringing peace to the Middle East, and in particular resolving the Arab-Israeli conflict, is one of the perennial and seemingly impossible tasks of world diplomacy. Many different peace plans have been put forward by different countries; but still there has been no breakthrough. This book, first…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: War and Security in the Middle East

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