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France in Rhodesia : French policy and perceptions throughout the era of decolonisation

  title={France in Rhodesia : French policy and perceptions throughout the era of decolonisation},
  author={Joanna Frances Warson},
  • Joanna Frances Warson
  • Published 2013
  • Geography
  • This thesis analyses French policies towards and perceptions of the British colony of Rhodesia, from the immediate aftermath of the Second World War up until the territory’s independence as Zimbabwe in 1980. Its main objective is to challenge notions of exceptionality associated with Franco-African relations, by investigating French engagement with a region outside of its traditional sphere of African influence. The first two chapters explore the development of Franco-Rhodesian relations in… CONTINUE READING
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