The problems investigated in this collection had lasting consequences not only in the field of colonialism but in international politics as well. Decolonization and the Cold War, which brought about the most significant changes to global policits after 1945, are treated together.

chapter |4 pages


chapter |20 pages

Diplomacy and Decolonization John Darwin

chapter 1944-|23 pages

46 Martin Thomas

chapter 1960|18 pages

-63 Edward Johnson

chapter |24 pages

Britain and Portuguese Africa, 1961–65

chapter |2 pages

Notes on Contributors