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The Ringtone and the Drum: Travels in the World’s Poorest Countries
Mark Weston Winchester, Zero Books, 2012, pp. 330, ISBN 9781780995861 (paperback) From the very beginning, the choice of ‘travel destinations’ made by Mark Weston, a researcher and policy adviser s...
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Diplomacy and Nation-Building in Africa: Franco-British relations and Cameroon at the End of Empire
Cameroon stands as a remarkable example of nation-building in the aftermath of European domination. Split between the French and British empires after World War I, it experienced a unique drive forExpand
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Crowning the work of Wilberforce ? The Settlers Descendants’ Union and the challenges of Sierra Leone’s independence
L’heritage abolitionniste de la Sierra Leone, s’il fut un sujet de fierte a Westminster lors des debats sur les independances africaines au debut des annees 1960, entraina egalement des divisionsExpand
Introduction: The Commonwealth and the European Union: Norms, Partnerships, Circulations
After Edinburgh in 1997 and Malta in 2005, the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) on 27–29 November 2015 will again take place in a European Union (EU) member state. As the debate on aExpand
A ‘New’ Commonwealth for Britain? Negotiating Ghana's Pan-African and Asian Connections at the End of Empire (1951–8)
ABSTRACT This article examines to what extent Nkrumah's Pan-African ambitions and Asian connections altered the meaning of the ‘new’ Commonwealth for British policy-makers. It discusses India'sExpand
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