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Author Buettner, Elizabeth,
Title Europe after empire : decolonization, society, and culture / Elizabeth Buettner, University of Amsterdam.
Imprint Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Author Buettner, Elizabeth,
Series New approaches to European history.
New approaches to European history.
Subject Decolonization -- Europe -- History.
Postcolonialism -- Europe -- History.
Imperialism -- History.
Multiculturalism -- Europe.
Immigrants -- Europe.
Europe -- Colonies -- History.
Europe -- Ethnic relations.
Europe -- Emigration and immigration.
Description xii, 551 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents Introduction -- PART I. DECOLONIZATION FOR COLONIZERS : EUROPE'S TRANSITION TO THE POSTCOLONIAL ERA. Myths of continuity and European exceptionalism : Britain, decolonization, and the Commonwealth family ideal -- Occupation, resistance, and liberation : the road to Dutch decolonization -- Soldiering on in the shadow of war : decolonizing la Plus Grande France -- Long live the king? : Belgium, the monarchy, and the Congo between the Second World War and the decolonization years -- From rose-coloured map to Carnation Revolution : Portugal's overseas amputations -- PART II. MIGRATIONS AND MULTICULTURALISMS IN POSTCOLONIAL EUROPE. Ending empires, coming home : the ghost worlds of European colonial repatriates -- Ethnic minority immigration from empires lost -- Reconfiguring nations : identities, belonging, and multiculturalism in the wake of postcolonial migration -- PART III. MEMORIES, LEGACIES, AND FURTHER DIRECTIONS. Remembering and forgetting empires -- EPILOGUE : THOUGHTS TOWARD NEW HISTORIES OF COMTEMPORARY EUROPE.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 505-536) and index.
ISBN 9780521113861 (hardback : alkaline paper)
0521113865 (hardback : alkaline paper)
9780521131889 (paperback : alkaline paper)
052113188X (paperback : alkaline paper)
9781316595268 (PDF ebook)
ISBN/ISSN 40025968867
OCLC # 933719431
Additional Format ebook version : 9781316595268.

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