Imperialism and the State in the Third World: Essays in Honour of Professor Kenneth Robinson
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Kenneth Robinson, former Director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, has devoted his academic career to the study of Asian and African politics and history. This Festschrift for him deals with historical and contemporary aspects of imperialism.
The semantics of international influence - informal empires reconsidered, Colin Newbury; Berbice and the unification of British Guiana, Donald Wood; Lord Milner and the South African state reconsidered, Shula Marks and Stanley Trapido; church and state in a colonial context, Holger Bernt Hansen; the random factor in British imperialism - district administration in colonial Kenya, T.H.R. Cashmore; medicine and empire - the funding of sleeping sickness research in the Belgian Congo, Maryinez Lyons; war and the origins of the Gold Coast Cocoa Marketing Board, 1939-40, David Fieldhouse; the ewe question, 1945-56 - French and British reactions to nationalism in West Africa, John Kent; habits of mind and forces of history - France, Britain and the decolonization of Africa, John Hargreaves; shaping the post-imperial Indian state - Nehru's "Letters To His Chief Ministers", W.H. Morris-Jones; India's 8th general election, Dennis Austin and Anirudha Gupta; the structure of regional conflict in Northern Ethiopia, Christopher Clapham; the ending of British rule in Hong Kong, N.J. Miners.
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