Decolonization Reconsidered: Rebirths, Continuities and Erasures

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Perhaps ironically, the passage of time since the end of colonial rule has seen the development of new perspectives that have in fact complicated rather than clarified our understanding of decolonization. [...] the 1970s, the notion of decolonization signified a rather straightforward process for most scholars and researchers, a progression characterized by the formal end of colonial rule and the establishment of an independent state in a territory previously ruled by a European colonial power.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-13, 193-196
Number of pages15
JournalHagar : international social science review
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2010


  • Alliances
  • History
  • Research & development--R&D
  • Colonialism


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