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Title Beyond empire and nation : the decolonization of African and Asian societies, 1930s-1960s / edited by Els Bogaerts and Remco Raben.

Imprint Leiden : KITLV Press, 2012.


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Description 1 online resource (1 electronic resource (vi+291 pages))
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Series Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ; v. 244
Indonesia across Orders
Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ; 244.
Van Indië tot Indonesië (Series)
Summary The decolonization of countries in Asia and Africa is one of the momentous events in the twentieth century. But did the shift to independence indeed affect the lives of the people in such a dramatic way as the political events suggest? The authors in this volume look beyond the political interpretations of decolonization and address the issue of social and economic reorientations which were necessitated or caused by the end of colonial rule. The book covers three major issues: public security; the changes in the urban environment, and the reorientation of the economies. Most articles search for comparisons transcending the colonial and national borders and adopt a time frame extending from the late colonial period to the early decades of independence in Asia and Africa (1930s-1970s). The volume is part of the research programme 'Indonesia across Orders' of the Netherlands Institute for War Documentation. Contributors to the volume are: Greg Bankoff, Raymond Betts, Ann Booth, Cathérine Coquéry-Vidrovitch, Freek Colombijn, Frederick Cooper, Bill Freund, Karl Hack, Jim Masselos and Willem Wolters.
Language English.
Note Records automatically generated from Dublin Core records. Descriptive fields not transcribed.
Contents Decolonization : a brief history of the word -- Decolonization and citizenship : Africa between empires and a world of nations -- The plural economy and its legacy in Asia -- Decolonizing money : central banks in the Philippines and Indonesia -- Decolonization and violence in Southeast Asia : crises of identity and authority -- 'For the good of the barrio' : community associatiosns and the state in the rural Philippines 1935-1965 -- Decolonized space : the reconfiguring of national and public space in India -- Solid as a rock, or a handful of dust? The security of land tenure in Indonesian cities from 1930-1960 -- The African city : decolonization and after -- Racial and social zoning in African cities from colonization to postindependence.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Decolonization -- Africa.
Decolonization -- Asia.
Decolonization. (OCoLC)fst00889115
Africa. (OCoLC)fst01239509
Asia. (OCoLC)fst01240495
History & Archaeology.
Regions & Countries - Africa.
Indexed Term decolonization
economic history
political history
social history
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Bogaerts, Els. Author.
Raben, R. (Remco) Author.
Other Form: Print version: Beyond empire and nation. Leiden : KITLV Press, 2007 vi, 298 p. ; 24 cm. 9789067182898 (OCoLC)171544172
ISBN 9789067182898 (electronic bk.)
9067182893 (electronic bk.)
9789004260443 (electronic bk.)
9004260447 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 10.1163/9789004260443
ISBN: 9789067182898
GBVCP 1014944201
NZ1 14935555

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