The Paradox of Independence: The Maintenance of Influence and the French Decision to Transfer Power in Morocco

  title={The Paradox of Independence: The Maintenance of Influence and the French Decision to Transfer Power in Morocco},
  author={Ryouichi Ikeda},
  journal={The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History},
  pages={569 - 592}
  • R. Ikeda
  • Published 2007
  • History
  • The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History
This article examines the reason why France granted independence to Morocco in the autumn of 1955, in comparison to Tunisian decolonisation. Morocco had been much less prepared for independence than Tunisia and many other British colonies in Africa, including Ghana, which were equipped with stable political institutions and local collaborators, but the country nonetheless gained independence earlier than they did. Paradoxically, the lack of collaborators, resulting from internal rivalries… Expand
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