Ends of British Imperialism: The Scramble for Empire, Suez, and Decolonization

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Table of Contents
Preface xi
Abbreviations xv
Introduction: Suez and Decolonization: Scrambling out of Africa and Asia 1
The Legacy of European Colonialism
The Colonial Empires in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries 35
The Scramble for Africa and the Congo
The Scramble for Africa: Sir Percy Anderson’s Grand Strategy 51
The Berlin Congo Conference and the (Non-) Partition of Africa, 1884-85 75
Roger Casement and the Congo 127
E. D. Morel and the Triumph of the Congo Reform Association 153
The First World War and the Origins of the Mandates System
Australia and the German Colonies in the Pacific during the First World War 185
The Repartition of Africa during the First World War 205
The United States and the Colonial Settlement of 1919 225
The Beginning of the Mandates System of the League of Nations 251
The British and the French Colonial Empire: Trusteeship and Self-Interest 279
Singapore and Hong Kong
The Road to the Fall of Singapore, 1942: British Imperialism in East Asia in the 1930s 293
Hong Kong: The Critical Phase, 1945-49 339
India, Palestine, and Egypt
The Governing Intellect: L. S. Amery, the British Empire, and Indian Independence 381
The Partitions of India andPalestine 391
Taking the Plunge into Indian Independence 411
The End of the Palestine Mandate 419
Decolonization
The Imperialism of Decolonization 451
Libya: The Creation of a Client State 503
The Coming of Independence in the Sudan 529
Taxing Transfers of Power in Africa 553
The Dissolution of the British Empire in the Era of Vietnam 557
Suez
American Anti-Colonialism, Suez, and the Special Relationship 589
Prelude to Suez: Churchill and Egypt 609
A Prima Donna with Honour: Eden and Suez 627
An American Volcano in the Middle East: John Foster Dulles and the Suez Crisis 639
The United Nations and the Suez Crisis: British Ambivalence towards the Pope on the East River 665
Public Enemy Number One: Britain and the United Nations in the Aftermath of Suez 689
The Middle East
Musaddiq, Oil, and the Dilemmas of British Imperialism 727
The Middle East Crisis of 1958 789
The Origins of the Iraqi Revolution 849
The Withdrawal from the Gulf 877
Historiography
Robinson and Gallagher and Their Critics 907
The Historiography of the British Empire 955
The Pax Americana: Sir Keith Hancock, the British Empire, and American Expansion 999
Index 1029.
 

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Scrambling out of Africa
1
The Colonial Empires in the Late Nineteenth
35
Sir Percy Andersons Grand
51
The Berlin Congo Conference and the Non
75
Partition of Africa 188485
85
Roger Casement and the Congo
127
E D Morel and the Triumph of the Congo Reform
153
Australia and the German Colonies in the Pacific
185
The Creation of a Client State
503
The Coming of Independence in the Sudan
529
Taxing Transfers of Power in Africa
553
American AntiColonialism Suez and the Special
589
Churchill and Egypt
609
Eden and Suez
627
John Foster
639
British
665

The Repartition of Africa during the First World War
205
The United States and the Colonial Settlement of 1919
225
The Beginning of the Mandates System of the League
251
British
293
The Critical Phase 194549
339
L S Amery the British
381
The Partitions of India and Palestine
391
Taking the Plunge into Indian Independence
411
The End of the Palestine Mandate
419
DECOLONIZATION
451
Britain and the United
689
Musaddiq Oil and the Dilemmas of British Imperialism
727
The Middle East Crisis of 1958
789
The Origins of the Iraqi Revolution
849
The Withdrawal from the Gulf
877
Robinson and Gallagher and Their Critics
907
The Historiography of the British Empire
955
Sir Keith Hancock the British
999
Index
1029
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Wm. Roger Louis is Kerr Professor of English History and Culture at the University of Texas at Austin and Fellow of St. Antony's College, Oxford.

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