The United States and decolonization

power and freedom
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St. Martin"s Press , New York
Decolonization, United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th ce
Statementedited by David Ryan and Victor Pungong ; foreword by Warren Kimball
ContributionsRyan, David, 1965-, Pungong, Victor, 1966-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJV151 .U55 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 247 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16980551M
ISBN 10031223158X
LC Control Number99059274

This book analyzes the dynamics of the changing relationships between the United States and states seeking decolonization, within the contexts of the US relationship with the European colonial powers, the Cold War, and the economic system.

Its scope is broad in both space and time.

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As an investigation of America's response to the decolonization process in West Africa, The United States and Decolonization in West Africa, fills several important gaps.

The history of America's involvement in Africa remains understudied.

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As an investigation of America's response to the decolonization process in West Africa, The United States and Decolonization in West Africa, fills several important gaps. The history of America's involvement in Africa remains understudied.

This book focuses on a neglected decade when the "wind of change" swept across Africa. Because of America's own anticolonial origins, its oft-stated faith in national self-determination, and particularly President Franklin D. Roosevelt's rhetorical commitment during World War II to decolonization, the United States was expected to cheer the flood of Cited by: In the decades after World War II, dozens of new states emerged as actors in global politics.

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