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Author Buettner, Elizabeth, author.

Title Europe after empire : decolonization, society, and culture / Elizabeth Buettner.

Published Cambridge, United Kingdom Cambridge University Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  325.34 BUET    DUE 25-11-19
Physical description xii, 551 pages ; 24 cm.
Series New approaches to European history
New approaches to European history
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- PART I. DECOLONIZATION FOR COLONIZERS : EUROPE'S TRANSITION TO THE POSTCOLONIAL ERA. Myths of continuity and European exceptionalism : Britain, decolonization, and the Commonwealth family ideal -- Occupation, resistance, and liberation : the road to Dutch decolonization -- Soldiering on in the shadow of war : decolonizing la Plus Grande France -- Long live the king? : Belgium, the monarchy, and the Congo between the Second World War and the decolonization years -- From rose-coloured map to Carnation Revolution : Portugal's overseas amputations -- PART II. MIGRATIONS AND MULTICULTURALISMS IN POSTCOLONIAL EUROPE. Ending empires, coming home : the ghost worlds of European colonial repatriates -- Ethnic minority immigration from empires lost -- Reconfiguring nations : identities, belonging, and multiculturalism in the wake of postcolonial migration -- PART III. MEMORIES, LEGACIES, AND FURTHER DIRECTIONS. Remembering and forgetting empires -- EPILOGUE : THOUGHTS TOWARD NEW HISTORIES OF COMTEMPORARY EUROPE.
Subject Decolonization -- Europe -- History.
Postcolonialism -- Europe -- History.
Imperialism -- History.
Multiculturalism -- Europe.
Immigrants -- Europe.
Europe -- Colonies -- History.
Europe -- Ethnic relations.
Europe -- Emigration and immigration.
ISBN 9780521113861
Standard Number 60002090950