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'From Birmingham to Bulawayo': the Labour government, race and decolonisation, 1964-1970

@inproceedings{OLeary2016FromBT,
  title={'From Birmingham to Bulawayo': the Labour government, race and decolonisation, 1964-1970},
  author={K. Basil O'Leary},
  year={2016}
}
  • K. O'Leary
  • Published 28 September 2016
  • Political Science
This thesis examines how Harold Wilson’s Labour government of 1964-1970 addressed the issues of race and decolonisation both internationally and domestically. Internationally, the thesis is primarily concerned with the Wilson government’s policies and attitudes towards the former non-settler empire. The early 1960s saw most of Britain’s remaining non-white colonies gain their independence, the so-called ‘winds of change’. Despite this loss of empire, many senior Labour figures believed that… 
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