Winding Up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands

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Little has been written about when, how and why the British Government changed its mind about giving independance to the Pacific Islands. Using recently opened archives, Winding Up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands gives the first detailed account of this event. As Britain began to dissolve the Empire in Asia in the aftermath of the Second World War, it announced that there were some countries that were so small, remote, and lacking in resources that they could never become independent states. However, between 1970 ...

Winding up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands 2016, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198794677

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Winding up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands 2014, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198702436

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