The End of Empire in French West Africa: France's Successful Decolonization? by Tony Chafer
English | 1 Jun. 2002 | ISBN: 1859735525 | 286 Pages | PDF | 1 MB
In an effort to restore its world-power status after the humiliation of defeat and occupation, France was eager to maintain its overseas empire at the end of the Second World War. Yet just fifteen years later France had decolonized, and by 1960 only a few small island territories remained under French control.