The United Nations and Decolonization

Nicole Eggers (Editor/Coordinator), Jessica Lynne Pearson (Editor/Coordinator), Aurora Almada e Santos (Editor/Coordinator)

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Abstract

Differing interpretations of the history of the United Nations on the one hand conceive of it as an instrument to promote colonial interests while on the other emphasize its influence in facilitating self-determination for dependent territories. The authors in this book explore this dynamic in order to expand our understanding of both the achievements and the limits of international support for the independence of colonized peoples. This book will prove foundational for scholars and students of modern history, international history, and postcolonial history.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages244
ISBN (Print)9781138487024
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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