National liberation & independence, post-colonialism

    Indian Summer

    By Alex Von Tunzelmann

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    A brilliantly compelling and insightful re-creation of one of the key moments of twentieth-century history: the partition and independence of India, and the final days of the Raj.

    Curfew Chronicles

    By Jennifer Rahim

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    By Susan Pedersen

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    An entirely new account of the transformation of the imperial order after World War I, recovering the crucial role of the League of Nations in setting up international governance of colonial territories seized from the defeated powers, and showing how the actions of the League shaped the modern world of...


    By Kenda Mutongi

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    Drive the streets of Nairobi and you are sure to see many matatus colorful minibuses that transport huge numbers of people around the city. Once ramshackle affairs held together with duct tape and wire, matatus today are name-brand vehicles maxed out with aftermarket detailing. They can be stately black or...

    Glubb Pasha and the Arab Legion

    By Graham Jevon

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    A study of Britain's role in the Middle East from the 1948 Arab-Israeli war to the 1956 Suez Crisis, based on significant new findings from the private papers of Glubb Pasha and the Arab Legion. This book revises several key narratives regarding the decline of Britain's imperial presence in the...


    By Tom Lodge

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    A new account of the social and political background to the notorious Sharpeville Massacre of March 1960, which looks both at the sequence of events that prompted the shootings and also their long-term consequences for South African politics, both domestically and in the country's relationship with the rest of the...

    No Fist Is Big Enough to Hide the Sky: The Liberation of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde, 1963-74

    By Basil Davidson

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    Basil Davidson's unsurpassed study of the struggle against colonial rule in Gunea-Bissau and Cape Verde

    Midnight's Furies

    By Nisid Hajari

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    A few bloody months in South Asia during the summer of 1947 explain the world that troubles us today.

    End Game

    By Susan Loughhead

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    A thrilling exploration of the British role in Afghanistan from the close of the Second World War to the present


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