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Bibliographie – Agrégation externe d’anglais 2014

La décolonisation britannique (1919-1984)

Bibliographie sélective établie et mise à jour par Mélanie Torrent (Paris Diderot)


I. Atlas

Dalziel, Nigel, The Penguin Historical Atlas of the British Empire, London, Penguin, 2006.

Porter, Andrew N. (ed.), Atlas of British Overseas Expansion, London, Routledge, 1991.

II. La Grande-Bretagne et les questions internationales au 20ème siècle

* Callaghan, John, Great Power Complex: British Imperialism, International Crises and National Decline, 1914-1951, Chicago, Pluto Press, 1997.

Clarke, Peter, Hope and Glory: Britain 1900-2000, Harmondsworth, Penguin, 2004, 2 nd ed [1996].

Holland, Robert, The Pursuit of Greatness: Britain and the World Role, 1900-1970, London, Fontana, 1991.

Pugh, Martin, State and Society: A Social and Political History of Britain Since 1870, London, Hodder Education, 2008, 3 rd ed [1994].

** Reynolds, David, Britannia Overruled: British Policy and World Power in the Twentieth Century, Harlow, Pearson Education, 1991.

Young, John, Cold War Europe, 1945-1991: A Political History, London, Arnold, 1996.


* Young, John, Kent, John, International Relations since 1945: a Global History, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2004.

Britain and the World in the Twentieth Century, London, Arnold, 1997.

III. Ouvrages généraux sur la décolonisation britannique

Boyce, David G., Decolonization and the British Empire, 1775-1997, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1999.

** Butler, Lawrence J., Britain and Empire: Adjusting to a Post-Imperial World, London, I. B. Tauris, 2002.

Darwin, John, “British decolonization since 1945: a pattern or a puzzle?”, in Robert F. Holland and Gowher Rizvi (eds.), Perspectives on Imperialism and Decolonization: Essays in Honour of A. F. Madden, London, Routledge, 1984.

Britain and Decolonisation: The Retreat from Empire in the Post-War World, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 1988.



“Historians of the British Empire”, in Wm. Roger Louis (ed.), Ultimate Adventures with Britannia, London, I. B. Tauris, 2009.


The End of the British Empire: the Historical Debate, Oxford, Blackwell, 1991.

The Empire Project: The Rise and Fall of the British World-System, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2009.


Davis, Richard, Harris, Trevor, Vervaecke, Philippe, La décolonisation britannique : perspectives sur la fin d’un empire (1919-1984), Paris, Éditions Fahrenheit, 2012.

Ferguson, Niall, Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World, London, Allen Lane, 2003.

Gallagher, John, Decline, Revival and Fall of the British Empire. The Ford Lectures and Other Essays, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1982.

Holland, Robert, Williams, Susan, Barringer, Terry, The Iconography of Independence: “Freedoms at Midnight”, Abingdon, Routledge, 2010.

* Howe, Stephen, “When—if ever—did empire end? Recent studies of imperialism and decolonization”, Journal of Contemporary History, 40:3, 2005.

** Hyam, Ronald, “The primacy of geopolitics: the dynamics of British imperial policy, 1763-1963”, The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History [JICH], 27:2, 27-52, 1999.

Britain’s Declining Empire: The Road to Decolonization, 1918-1968, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Understanding the British Empire, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Judd, Denis, Empire, The British Imperial Experience from 1765 to the Present, London, I. B. Tauris, 2011 [1998].

* Louis, Wm. Roger, Brown, Judith (eds.), The Oxford History of the British Empire (XXth Century), Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1999.

McIntyre, W. David, British Decolonization, 1946-1997. When, How, and Why did the British Empire Fall?, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1998.

Naumann, Michel, La décolonisation britannique, Paris, Ellipses, 2012.

Porter, Bernard, The Lion’s Share, A Short History of British Imperialism, 1850-2004, Harlow, Pearson/Longman, 2004.

*** Stockwell, Sarah (ed.), The British Empire, Themes and Perspectives, Oxford, Blackwell, 2008 [ch. 12 en particulier].

Torrent, Mélanie, British Decolonisation (1919-1984): the politics of power, liberation and influence, Paris, CNED/Presses Universitaires de France, 2012.

* Winks, Robin, The Oxford History of the British Empire, Historiography, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1999.


Voir également le numéro spécial de la revue Cercles consacré à la question :

Auer, Christian, Capet, Antoine, Goethals, Hélène, Torrent, Mélanie (eds.), La décolonisation britannique (1919-1984), Cercles, 28, 2013 [www.cercles.com].

IV. Penser les indépendances : colonial, national, transnational et global

Anderson, Benedict, Imagined Communities, London, Verso, 1991.

Chakrabarty, Dipesh, “Postcoloniality and the artifice of history: Who speaks for ‘Indian’ Pasts?”, Representations, 38, 1992; reprinted and updated in Provincialising Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference, Princeton, Oxford, Princeton University Press, 2000.

Chatterjee, Partha, Nationalist Thought and the Colonial World: a Derivative Discourse, London, Zed, 1986.

The Nation and its Fragments: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1993.

*** Cooper, Frederick, Colonialism in Question: Theory, Knowledge, Practice, Berkeley & London, University of California Press, 2005.

*** Cooper, Frederick, Stoler, Ann Laura, “Between metropole and colony: rethinking a research agenda”, in Frederick Cooper and Ann Laura Stoler (eds.), Tensions of Empire: Colonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World, Berkeley, London, University of California Press, 1997.

“Introduction: Tensions of Empire: Colonial Control and Vision of Rule”, American Ethnologist, 16:4, 1989.


** Darwin, John, “Globalism and imperialism: the global context of British power, 1830-1960”, in Shigeru Akita (ed.), Gentlemanly Capitalism, Imperialism and Global History, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.

* Duara, Prasenjit, “The discourse of civilization and decolonization”, Journal of World History, 15:1, 2004.

Engels, Dagmar, Marks, Shula (eds.), Contesting Colonial Hegemony: State and Society in Africa and India, London, British Academic Press, 1994 (German Historical Institute, London).

Gellner, Ernest, Nations and Nationalism, Oxford, Blackwell, 1983.

Gosh, Durba, Kennedy, Dane (eds.), Decentring Empire: Britain, India and the Transcolonial World, Durban, Clearway, 2006.

Grant, Kevin, Levine, Philippa, Trentmann, Frank (eds.), Beyond Sovereignty: Britain, Empire and Transnationalism, c.1880-1950, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Hobsbawn, Eric, Ranger, Terrence (eds.), The Invention of Tradition, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1993.

* Hopkins, Antony G., “Back to the future: from national history to imperial history”, Past and Present, 164, 1999.

(ed.) Globalization in World History, London, Pimlico, 2002.


Howe, Stephen, “The slow death and strange rebirth of imperial history”, JICH, 29:2, 2001.

Kedourie, Elie, Nationalism, Oxford, Blackwell, 1993, 4 th ed [1960].

“Rethinking decolonization”, Past and Present, 200, 2008.

* Mayall, James, Nationalism and International Society, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1990 [chapitres 2 & 3].

Mbembe, Achille, “Préface”, Bessone, Magali, “Introduction”, in Frantz Fanon, Oeuvres, Paris, La Découverte, 2011 [1952-1964].

Pocock, John G. A., “The limits and divisions of British history: in search of the unknown subject”, American Historical Review, 87, 1982.

“Conclusion: contingency, identity, sovereignty”, in Alexander Grant and Keith Stringer (eds.), Uniting the Kingdom? The Making of British History, London, Routledge, 1995.

** Ozkirimli, Umut, Theories of Nationalism: An Introduction, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 2010.

** Young, Robert, Postcolonialism. An Historical Introduction, Oxford, Blackwell, 2001.


V. Décolonisation et nations (I) : mouvements sociaux, anti-colonialismes et nationalismes

1) Afrique (voir également le pan-africanisme, p.8)

** Cooper, Frederick, “Conflict and connection: rethinking colonial African history”, American Historical Review, 99, 1994.

“From free labor to family allowances: labor and African society in colonial discourse”, American Ethnologist, 16:4, 1989.

* Falola, Toyin, “British imperialism: Roger Louis and the West African case”, JICH, 27:2, 1999.

Gifford, Prosser, Louis, Wm. Roger (eds.), The Transfer of Power in Africa, 1940-1960, New Haven, Yale University Press, 1982. [+ autres empires]

Decolonization and African Independence, The Transfers of Power, 1960-1980, New Haven, Yale University Press, 1988. [+ autres empires]

Hargreaves, John, Decolonization in Africa, London, Longman, 1996. [+ autres empires]

Odhiambo, E.S. Atieno, Londsale, John, Mau Mau and Nationhood, London, James Currey, 2003.

* Ranger, Terrence O., “Connexions between ‘primary resistance’ movements and modern mass nationalism in East and Central Africa”, part I and II, Journal of African History, 9:3 and 9:4, 1968.

2) Asie du Sud

** Brown, Judith, Parel, Anthony (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Gandhi, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2011.

** Chatterjee, Partha, “The colonial state and peasant resistance in Bengal, 1920-1947”, Past and Present, 110, 1986.

Gallagher, John, Johnson, Gordon, Seal, Anil (eds.), Locality, Province and Nation: Essays on Indian Politics, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1973.

** O’Hanlon, R., “Recovering the subject: subaltern studies and histories of resistance in colonial South Asia”, Modern Asian Studies, 22:1, 1988.

** Seal, Anil, “Imperialism and nationalism in India”, Modern Asian Studies, 7:3, 1973.

Tinker, Hugh, “Burma’s struggle for independence: the transfer of power thesis re-examined”, Modern Asian Studies, 20:3, 1986.

3) Asie du Sud-Est (voir directement VI, X, XI)

3) Caraïbes

* Beckles, Hilary, Shepherd, V. (eds.), Caribbean Freedom: Society and Economy from Emancipation to the Present, Kingston, Ian Randle, 1993. [sections 9 & 12]

* Benn, D., The Caribbean: An Intellectual History 1774-2003, Kingston, Ian Randle, 2004.

Bolland, O. Nigel, “Historiography of decolonization in the Anglophone Caribbean”, in Juanita De Barros, Audra Diptee and David V. Trotman (eds.), Beyond Fragmentation: Perspectives on Caribbean History, Princeton, Marcus Wiener, 2006.

Fryer, Peter, Black People in the British Empire: An Introduction, London, Pluto Press, 1988.

Hart, Richard, Time for Change: Constitutional, Political and Labour Developments in Jamaica and Other Colonies in the Caribbean Region, 1944-1955, Kingston, Arawak, 2004.

** Millette, James, “Decolonization, populist movements and the formation of new nations, 1945- 1970”, in Bridget Brereton (ed.), The Caribbean in the Twentieth Century, London/Unesco, Basingstoke/Macmillan, 1997.

4) Moyen-Orient (voir directement VI, XI)

5) Pacifique

Kelly, John D., Kaplan, Martha, Represented Communities: Fiji and World Decolonization, Chicago, Chicago University Press, 2001.

Lal, Brij V., A Time Bomb Lies Buried: Fiji’s Road to Independence, Acton, ANU, 2008.

6) Le cas des premiers dominions

Belich, James, Paradise Reforged: A History of New Zealanders from the 1880s to the Year 2000, Albany, London, Allen Lane, 2001.

Buckner, Philip (ed.), Canada and the End of Empire, Vancouver, University of British Columbia Press, 2005.

Canada and the British Empire, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2008.

** Cole, D., “The problem of ‘nationalism’ and ‘imperialism’ in British settlement colonies’, Journal of British Studies, 10:2, 1971.

Constantine, Stephen (ed.), Emigrants and Empire: British Settlement in the Dominions between the Wars, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1990.

* Cronin, Mike, Regan, John (ed.), Ireland: the Politics of Independence, 1922-1949, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 2000.

Goldsworthy, David, Losing the Blanket: Australia and the End of Britain’s Empire, Carlton South, Melbourne University Press, 2002.

* Hyam, Ronald, Henshaw, Peter, The Lion and the Springbok: Britain and South Africa since the Boer War, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2003.

7) Les derniers territoires

Aldrich, Robert, Connell, John, The Last Colonies, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Clegg, Peter, Killingray, David (eds.), The Non-Independent Territories of the Caribbean and Pacific:

Continuity and Change, London, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, 2012.

Drower, George, Britain’s Dependent Territories: a Fistful of Islands, Dartmouth, Aldershot, 1992. [good for the focus on the smaller islands that became independent; brief for each, but good source of information]

** Killingray, David, “British decolonisation and the smaller territories: the origins of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories”, in David Killingray and David Taylor (eds.), The United Kingdom Overseas Territories, University of London, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, 2005.

VI. Décolonisation et nations (II) : fédérations, partitions et mutations territoriales

** Butler, Lawrence J., “Britain, the United States and the demise of the Central African Federation, 1959-63”, JICH, 28:3, 2000.

** Cox-Alomar, Rafael, “Britain’s withdrawal from the Eastern Caribbean, 1965-67: a reappraisal”, The JICH, 31:3, 2003.

Revisiting the Transatlantic Triangle: The Constitutional Decolonization of the Eastern Caribbean, Kingston, Ian Randle, 2008.

Di Costanzo, Thierry, L’idée séparatiste dans la presse anglo-musulmane, Francfort, Peter Lang, 2011.

Hart, Richard, The End of Empire, Transition to Independence in Jamaica and Other Caribbean Region Colonies, Kingston, Arawak, 2006.

Hasan, Mushirul, India’s Partition: Process, Strategy and Mobilization, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1993.

** Hyam, Ronald, “The Geopolitical origins of the Central African Federation: Britain, Rhodesia and South Africa, 1948-53”, Historical Journal, 30:1, 1987.

** Jones, Matthew, “Creating Malaysia: Singapore security, the Borneo territories, and the contours of British policy, 1961-63”, JICH, 28:2, 2000.

Mansergh, Nicholas, The Prelude to Partition: Concepts and Aims in Ireland and India, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1978.

** Miller, Rory (ed.), Britain, Palestine and Empire: the Mandate Years, London, Ashgate, 2010.

Singh, Amrik, The Partition in Retrospect, New Delhi, Institute of Panjab Studies, 2000.

** Smith, Simon, “Integration and disintegration: the attempted incorporation of Malta into the United Kingdom in the 1950s”, JICH, 35:1, 2007.

*** Talbot, Ian, Singh, Gurharpal, The Partition of India, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2009.

VII. Acteurs de la décolonisation en métropole

1) Partis politiques, mouvements intellectuels et groupes de pression métropolitains

* Ball, Susan J., “Banquo’s ghost: Lord Salisbury, Harold Macmillan, and the high politics of decolonization, 1957-1963”, Twentieth Century British History, 16:1, 2005.

Butler, L. J., Stockwell, S. (eds.), The Winds of Change: Harold Macmillan and British Decolonization, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 (à paraître).

Cowen, M. P., Shenton, R. W., “The origin and course of Fabian colonialism in Africa”, Journal of Historical Sociology, 4:2, 1991.

Goldsworthy, David, Colonial Issues in British Politics, 1945-1961: From ‘Colonial Development’ to ‘Wind of Change’, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1971.

Gupta, P. S., Imperialism and the British Labour Movement, 1914-1964, London, Macmillan, 1975.

* Heinlein, Frank, British Government Policy and Decolonisation, 1945-1963: Scrutinising the Official Mind, London, Frank Cass, 2002.

Hemming, Philip E., “Macmillan and the end of the British Empire” in Richard Aldous and Sabine Lee (eds.), Harold Macmillan and Britain’s world role, London, Macmillan, 1996.

*** Hopkins, Tony, “Macmillan’s audit of empire, 1957”, in Peter Clarke and Clive Trebilcock, Understanding Decline: Perceptions and Realities of Britain’s economic performance, essays in honour of Barry Supple, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Horowitz, Dan, “Attitudes of British Conservatives towards decolonization in Africa”, African Affairs, 69: 274, 1970.

*** Howe, Stephen, Anticolonialism in British Politics: the Left and the End of Empire, 1918-1964, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1993.

** Kelemen, Paul, “Modernising colonialism: the British Labour movement and Africa”, JICH, 34:2,


“Planning for Africa: the British Labour Party’s colonial development policy, 1920- 1964”, Journal of Agrarian Change, 7:1, 2007.

Louis, Wm. Roger, “Leo Amery and the post-war world, 1945-55”, JICH, 30:3, 2002.

** May, Alex, “Empire loyalists and ‘Commonwealth men’: the Round Table and the end of Empire”, in Stuart Ward (ed.), British Culture and the End of Empire, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2001.

* Morgan, Kenneth, “Imperialists at bay: the British Labour Party and decolonization”, JICH, 27:2,


*** Murphy, Philip, Party Politics and Decolonization: the Conservative Party and British Colonial Policy in Tropical Africa, 1951-1964, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1995.


Alan Lennox-Boyd: a Biography, London, I. B. Tauris, 1999.

** Ovendale, Ritchie, “Macmillan and the wind of change in Africa, 1957-1960”, Historical Journal, 38: 2, 1995.

* Owen, Nicholas, “Decolonisation and post-war consensus”, in Harriet Jones and Michael Kandiah (eds.), The Myth of Consensus: New Views on British History, 1945-1964, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1996.

The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-imperialism, 1885-1947, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2007.


Potter, S, “Richard Jebb, John S. Ewart and the Round Table, 1898-1926”, English Historical Review, 122:495, 2007.

Thomas-Symonds, Niklaus, Attlee: A Life in Politics, London, I. B. Tauris, 2010.

Toye, Richard, Churchill’s Empire: the World that Made Him and the World He Made, London, Macmillan, 2010.

* Young, John W., The Labour Governments, 1964-1970: International Policy (vol.2), Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2004.

2)Whitehall : l’administration britannique, entre Londres et l’Empire

** Butler, Lawrence J., “Reconstruction, development and the entrepreneurial state: The British colonial model, 1939-51”, Contemporary British History, 13:4, 1999.

Cell, John, “On the eve of decolonisation: the Colonial Office’s plans for the transfer of power in Africa, 1947”, JICH, 8:3, 1980.

* Cowen, Mike, “Early years of the Colonial Development Corporation: British state enterprise overseas during late colonialism”, African Affairs, 83:330, 1984.

* Flint, John, “Planned decolonisation and its failure in British Africa”, African Affairs, 82: 328, 1983.

“‘Managing nationalism’: the Colonial Office and Nnamdi Azikiwe, 1932-43”, JICH, 27:2, 1999.

Harris, Richard, “Making leeway in the Leewards, 1929-51: the negotiation of colonial development”, JICH, 33:3, 2005.

* Kirk-Greene, Anthony H. M., On Crown Service. A History of H. M. Colonial and Overseas Civil Services, 1837-1997, London, 1999.

“Decolonization: the ultimate diaspora”, Contemporary British History, 36:1, 2001.

Lewis, J. E., “‘Tropical east ends’ and the Second World War: some contradictions in Colonial Office welfare initiatives”, JICH, 28:2, 2000.

* Lewis, Joanna, Murphy, Philip, “‘The Old pals’ protection society’: The Colonial Office and the

British press on the eve of decolonization”, in Chandrika Kaul (ed.), Media and the British Empire, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

Pearce, R. D., “The Colonial Office in 1947 and the transfer of power in Africa: an addendum to John Cell”, JICH, 10:2, 1982.

* “The Colonial Office and planned decolonization in Africa”, African Affairs, 83:330, 1984.

Rathbone, Richard, “The transfer of power and colonial civil servants in Ghana”, JICH, 28:2, 2000.

Robinson, Ronald, “Andrew Cohen and the transfer of power in tropical Africa, 1940-51”, in Wyndraeth H. Morris-Jones and G. Fischer (eds.), Decolonization and After: the British and French Experience, London, F. Cass, 1980.

3) Culture britannique et décolonisation

Britton, Sarah, “‘Come and See the Empire by the All Red Route!’: anti-imperialism and exhibitions in interwar Britain”, History Workshop Journal, 69, 2010.

* Cannadine, David, Ornamentalism: How the British Saw Their Empire, London, Pluto Press, 2001.

Hall, Catherine (ed.), Cultures of Empire: A Reader, Colonizers in Britain and the Empire in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2000.

** Hall, Catherine, Rose, S. (eds.), At Home with the Empire: Metropolitan Culture and the Imperial World, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Harper, Marjorie, “‘Personal contact is worth a ton of text-books’: educational tours of the empire, 1926-39”, JICH, 32:3, 2004.

* MacKenzie, John, Propaganda and Empire: the Manipulation of British Public Opinion, 1880-1960, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1984.

Price, R., “One big thing: Britain, its empire and their imperial culture”, Journal of British Studies, 45:3, 2006.

Thompson, Andrew (ed.), Britain’s Experience of Empire in the Twentieth Century, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2012.

** Ward, Stuart (ed.), British Culture and the End of Empire, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2001.

VIII. Entre métropole et colonies : race, migrations, missions, pan-africanisme…

* Adi, Hakim, “West African students in Britain, 1900-60: the politics of exile”, in David Killingray (ed.), Africans in Britain, Abingdon, F. Cass, 1994.


Baptiste, Fitzroy, George Padmore: Pan-African Revolutionary, Kingston, Ian Randle, 2008.

“Pan-Africanism and West African nationalism in Britain”, African Studies Review, 43:1, 2000.

*** Bush, Barbara, Imperialism, Race and Resistance, London, Routledge, 1999.


Britain”, in Clare Midgley (ed.), Gender and Imperialism, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1998.

Füredi, Frank, The Silent War: Imperialism and the Changing Perception of Race, London, Pluto Press, 1998.

* Geiss, Immanuel, The Pan-African Movement, London, Methuen, 1974.

Killingray, David, “‘A Good West Indian, A Good African, and, In Short, a Good Britisher’: Black and British in a colour-conscious empire, 1760-1950’, JICH, 36:3, 2008.

“‘Britain’s conscience on Africa’: white women, race and imperial politics in inter-war

Lahiri, Shompa, Indians in Britain: Anglo-Indian Encounters, Race and Identity, 1880-1930, London, Routledge, 2000.

Lake, Marylin, Reynolds, Henry, Drawing the Global Colour Line: White Men’s Countries and the Challenge of Racial Equality, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Langley, Jabez Ayodele, Pan-Africanism and Nationalism in West Africa, 1900-1945, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1973.

* Okonkwo, R. L., “The Garvey movement in British West Africa”, The Journal of African History, 21:1, 1980.

O’Malley, Kate, Ireland, India and Empire: Indo-Irish Radical Connections, 1919-64, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2008.

* Rich, Paul, Race and Empire in British Politics, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Scalmer, Sean, Gandhi in the West: The Mahatma and the Rise of Radical Protest, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Sherwood, Marika, “Kwame Nkrumah: the London years, 1945-47” in David Killingray (ed.), Africans in Britain, Abingdon, F. Cass, 1994.

* Sinha, Mrinalini, Specters of Mother India: the Global Restructuring of an Empire, Durham, Duke University Press, 2006.

* Spry, Rush, “Imperial identity in colonial minds: Harold Moody and the League of Coloured Peoples, 1931-50”, Twentieth-Century British History, 13:4, 2002.

** Stanley, Brian (ed.), Missions, Nationalism and the End of Empire, London, Routledge, 2003.

** Stockwell, Anthony J., “Leaders, dissidents and the disappointed: colonial students in Britain as empire ended”, JICH, 36:3, 2008.

* Stockwell, Sarah, “‘Splendidly leading the way’? Archbishop Fisher and decolonisation in British colonial Africa”, JICH, 36:3, 2008.

Stuart, John, “Overseas mission, voluntary service and aid to Africa: Max Warren, the Church Missionary Society and Kenya, 1945-63”, JICH, 36:3, 2008.

Thompson, Andrew, The Empire Strikes Back? : The Impact of Imperialism on Britain from the Mid- Nineteenth Century, Harlow, Longman, 2005.

** Wyse, Akintola, “The Sierra Leone Branch of the National Congress of British West Africa, 1918- 1946”, The International Journal of African Historical Studies, 18:4, 1985.

IX. Les enjeux économiques de la décolonisation

Cain, P. J., Hobson and Imperialism, Radicalism, New Liberalism and Finance, 1887-1938, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2002.

** Cain, P. J., Hopkins, A. G., “Gentlemanly capitalism and British expansion overseas II: new imperialism, 1850-1945”, The Economic History Review, 40:1, 1987.


British Imperialism: Crisis and Deconstruction, 1914-90, Harlow, Longman, 1993.

British Imperialism: 1688-2000, Harlow, Longman, 2001.

Gallagher, John, Robinson, Ronald, “The imperialism of free trade”, Economic History Review, 6, 1953.

Hancock, W. K., Survey of British Commonwealth Affairs: Problems of Economic Policy, 1918-1939, Royal Institute of International Affairs / Oxford University Press, 1942.

Havinden, Michael, Meredith, David, Colonialism and Development: Britain and its Tropical Colonies, 1850-1960, London, Routledge, 1993.

Hinds, Allister, Britain’s Sterling Colonial Policy and Decolonization, 1939-1958, Westport, London, Greenwood, 2001.

* Krozewski, Gerold, “Sterling, the ‘minor’ territories and the end of formal empire, 1939-1958”, Economic History Review, 46:2, 1993.

Money and the End of Empire: British International Economic Policy and the Colonies, 1947-1958, Basingstoke, Palgrave, 2001.

Meredith, David, “The British Government and colonial economic policy, 1919-1939”, Economic History Review, 28:3, 1975.

* Rooth, Tim, “Economic tension and conflict in the Commonwealth 1945-51”, Twentieth-Century British History, 13:2, 2002.

Schenk, Catherine, The Decline of Sterling: Managing the Retreat of an International Currency, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Stockwell, Sarah, “Instilling the ‘sterling tradition’: decolonization and the creation of a central bank in Ghana”, JICH, 26:2, 1998.

* “Trade, empire and the fiscal context of imperial business during decolonization”, Economic History Review, 57:1, 2004.

** Tignor, Robert, Capitalism and Nationalism at the End of Empire: State and Business in Decolonising Egypt, Nigeria and Kenya, 1945-1963, Princeton, PUP, 1998.

Tomlinson, B. R., The Political Economy of the Raj, 1914-1947: The Economics of Decolonization in India, London, Macmillan, 1979.

“Colonial firms and the decline of colonialism in Eastern India, 1914-1947”, Modern Asian Studies, 15:3, 1981.

** Tomlinson, Jim, “The decline of the empire and the economic ‘decline’ of Britain”, Twentieth Century British History, 14:3, 2003.

*** White, Nicholas, “The business and politics of decolonization: the British experience in the twentieth century”, Economic History Review, 53:3, 2000.


X. Répression, insurrections, guerres coloniales et interventions militaires

Anderson, David, Histories of the Hanged: Britain’s Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire, London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2005.

*** Anderson, David, Killingray, David (eds.), Policing and Decolonization: Politics, Nationalism and the Police 1917-65, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1992.

Boyce, D. G., The Falklands War, London, Macmillan, 2005.

** Branch, Daniel, Defeating Mau Mau, Creating Kenya: Counterinsurgency, Civil War and Decolonization, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Carruthers, Susan L., Winning Hearts and Minds: British Governments, the Media, and Colonial Counter-Insurgency, 1944-1960, London, Leicester University Press, 1995.

** Holland, Robert (ed.), Emergencies and Disorder in the European Empires after 1945, London, F. Cass, 1994. [+ autres empires]

Jeffrey, Keith, “Intelligence and counter-insurgency operations: some reflections on the British experience”, Intelligence and National Security, 2: 1, 1987.

Holland, Robert, Britain and the Revolt in Cyprus, 1954-1959, Oxford, Clarendon, 1998.

Jackson, Ashley, Distant Drums: the Role of Colonies in British Imperial Warfare, Brighton, Sussex Academic, 2010.

Lloyd, Nick, The Amritsar Massacre: The Untold Story of One Fateful Day, London, I. B. Tauris, 2011.

Murphy, Philip, “Intelligence and decolonization: the life and death of the federal intelligence and security bureau, 1954-63”, JICH, 29:2, 2001.

“‘An intricate and distasteful subject’: British planning for the use of force against the European settlers of Central Africa, 1952-1965”, English Historical Review, 71:492, 2006.


Parsons, Michael, The Falklands War, London, Sutton, 2000.

*** Sinclair, Georgina, At the End of the Line: Colonial Police Forces and the Imperial Endgame, 1948-1980, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2006.

Short, Anthony, The Communist Insurrection in Malaya, 1948-1960, London, Muller, 1975.

Stockwell, Anthony J., “Britain’s imperial strategy and decolonisation in South East Asia, 1947-57”, in David K. Bassett and Victor T. King (eds.), Britain and South East Asia, Hull, 1986.

Thomas, Martin, Empires of Intelligence: Security Services and Colonial Disorder after 1914, Berkeley, University of California Press, 2008.

** Watts, Carl, “Killing Kith and Kin: the viability of British military intervention in Rhodesia, 1964- 65”, Twentieth-Century British History, 16:4, 2005.

“The United States, Britain and the problem of Rhodesian independence, 1964-65”, Diplomatic History, 30:3, 2006.

Rhodesia’s Unilateral Declaration of Independence. An International History, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

XI. Conflits mondiaux et intérêts stratégiques: ré-organisations impériales, décolonisation et gestion des zones d’influence

1) La Grande Guerre et la Société des Nations

* Adas, Michael, “Contested hegemony: the Great War and the Afro-Asian assault on the civilizing mission ideology”, Journal of World History, 15:1, 2004.

Darwin, John, “Imperialism in decline? Tendencies in British imperial policy between the wars”, The Historical Journal, 23:3, 1980.


“An undeclared empire: the British in the Middle East, 1918-1939”, JICH, 27:2, 1999.

“Diplomacy and decolonization”, JICH, 28:3, 2000.

* Gallagher, John, Johnson, Gordon, Seal, Anil, “Britain and India between the wars”, Modern Asian Studies, 15:3, 1981.

Jeffery, Keith, “‘An English Barrack in the Oriental Sea’? India in the aftermath of the First World War”, Modern Asian Studies, 15:3, 1981.

Louis, Wm. Roger, “The First World War and the origins of the mandates system”, in Wm. Roger Louis, Ends of British Imperialism, The Scramble for Empire, Suez and Decolonization, London, I. B. Tauris, 2007.

*** Macmillan, Margaret, Peacemakers: the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and its Attempts to End War, London, John Murray, 2001.

*** Manela, Erez, The Wilsonian Moment: Self-Determination and the International Origins of Anticolonial Nationalism, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2009.

Stockwell, Anthony J., “The War and the British Empire”, in John Turner (ed.), Britain and the First World War, London, Unwin Hyman, 1988.

Yearwood, Peter, Guarantee of Peace. The League of Nations in British Policy, 1914-1925, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2009.

2) La Seconde Guerre mondiale

Crowder, Michael (ed.), “World War II and Africa”, (Special Issue), The Journal of African History, 26:4, 1985.

Healy, Michael, “Colour, climate and combat: the Caribbean Regiment in the Second World War”, The International History Review, 22:1, 2000.

Jackson, Ashley, The British Empire and the Second World War, London, Hambledon Continuum, 2005.

Killingray, David, Fighting for Britain: African Soldiers in the Second Wold War, Woodbridge, James Currey, 2012.

** Killingray, David, Rathbone, Richard, Africa and the Second World War, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1986.

*** Owen, Nicholas, “The Cripps Mission of 1942: A reinterpretation”, JICH, 30:1, 2002.

* Pearce, Robert D., The Turning Point in Africa: British Colonial Policy, 1938-1948, London, F. Cass, 1982.

Whitham, Charlie, “Sore thumbs and beachcombers: Britain, the war debt and the cession of the British West Indies, July 1938-May 1940”, JICH, 25:3, 1997.

3) La Guerre froide

*** Brasted, H., Bridge, C., Kent, J., “Cold War, informal empire and the transfer of power: some paradoxes in British decolonisation resolved?”, in Anthony Adamthwaite and Michael Dockrill (eds.),

Europe Within the Global System, 1938-1960: Great Britain, France, Italy and Germany: from Great Powers to Regional Powers, Bochum, Brockmeyer, 1995.

* Chi-Kwan, Mark, “Defence or decolonization? Britain, the United States, and the Hong Kong question in 1957”, JICH, 33:1, 2005.

Dockrill, Saki, Britain’s Retreat from East of Suez: the Choice between Europe and the World?, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.

*** Fraser, Cary, “The ‘new frontier’ of empire in the Caribbean: the transfer of power in British Guiana, 1961-1964”, The International History Review, 22:3, 2000.

Hack, Karl, “South East Asia and British strategy, 1944-51”, in Richard Aldrich (ed.), British Intelligence Strategy and the Cold War, 1945-1951, London, Routledge, 1992.

Defence and Decolonisation in Southeast Asia: Britain, Malaya and Singapore, 1941-68, Richmond, Curzon, 2001.

*** Jones, Matthew, “A decision delayed: Britain’s withdrawal from South East Asia reconsidered, 1961-68”, English Historical Review, 2002.

*** Kent, John, “Bevin’s imperialism and the idea of Euro-Africa 1945-1949”, in Michael Dockrill and John W. Young (ed.), British Foreign Policy, 1945-56, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1989.

“United States reactions to empire, colonialism and Cold War in Black Africa, 1949- 57”, JICH, 33:2, 2005.


Kyle, K., Suez: Britain’s End of Empire in the Middle East, London, I. B. Tauris, 2003.

Louis, Wm. Roger, Imperialism at Bay, 1941-1945. The United States and the Decolonization of the British Empire, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1977.

The British Empire in the Middle East, 1945-1951, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1984.


“American anti-colonialism and the dissolution of the British empire”, International Affairs, 61,


“The dissolution of the British empire in the era of Vietnam”, The American Historical Review, 107:1, 2002.


Louis, Wm. Roger, Owen, Roger (eds.), Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences, Oxford, Clarendon, 1989.

* Louis, Wm. Roger, Robinson, Ronald, “The imperialism of decolonization”, JICH, 22, 3, 1994.

Onslow, Sue (ed.), Cold War in Southern Africa: White Power, Black Liberation, London, Routledge, 2009.

Ovendale, Ritchie, Britain, the United States and the Transfer of Power in the Middle East, 1945-1962, London, Leicester University Press, 1996.

** Ryan, David, Pungong, Victor (eds.), The United States and Decolonization. Power and Freedom, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 2000 [couvre toute la période du sujet].

Sato, Shohei, “Britain’s Decision to Withdraw from the Persian Gulf, 1964-68: A Pattern and a Puzzle”, JICH, 37:1, 2009.

Smith, Simon, Ending Empire in the Middle East: Britain, the United States and Post-War Decolonization, 1945-1973, London, Routledge, 2012.

*** Smith, Simon (ed.), Reassessing Suez 1956: New Perspectives on the Crisis and its Aftermath, London, Ashgate, 2008.

“Power transferred? Britain, the United States and the Gulf, 1956-1971”, Contemporary British History, 21:1, 2007.

* Subritzky, John, “Britain, Konfrontasi, and the end of empire in Southeast Asia, 1961-65”, JICH, 28:3, 2000.

4) Sur l’Organisation des Nations Unies

Hill, Robert A., Keller, Edmond J., Trustee for the Human Community: Ralph J. Bunche, the United Nations and the Decolonization of Africa, Athens, Ohio University Press, 2010.

* Johnson, Edward, “Britain and the Cyprus problem at the United Nations, 1954-58”, JIHC, 28:3, 2000.

** Louis, Wm. Roger, “Public enemy number one: the British Empire in the dock at the United Nations”, in Martin Lynn (ed.), The British Empire in the 1950s: Decline or Revival?, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Mazower, Mark, No Enchanted Palace: The End of Empire and the Ideological Origins of the United Nations, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 2009.

Patil, Vrushali, Negotiating Decolonization in the United Nations: politics of space, identity and international community, London, Routledge, 2007.

Singh, Lalita Prasad, India and Afro-Asian Independence: Liberation Diplomacy in the United Nations, New Delhi, National Book Organisation, 1993.

XII. Le Commonwealth dans les décolonisations

* Ashton, S. R., “British government perspectives on the Commonwealth, 1964-71: an asset or a liability?”, JICH, 35:1, 2007.

Holland, Robert, Britain and the Commonwealth Alliance, 1919-1939, London, Macmillan, 1981.

* Low, Donald A., Eclipse of Empire: Commonwealth and Decolonization, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1991.

Lowry, Donal, “The captive dominion: imperial realities behind Irish Diplomacy, 1922-1949”, Irish Historical Studies, 36:142, 2008.

Mansergh, Nicholas, The Commonwealth Experience (2 vols), London, Macmillan, 1982.

May, Alex (ed.), Britain, the Commonwealth and Europe: the Commonwealth and Britain’s Applications to Join the European Community, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 2001.

(ed.), The Commonwealth and International Affairs: the Round Table Centennial Selection, London, Routledge, 2010.

*** May, Alex, Bosco, Andrea (eds.), The Round Table: the Empire / Commonwealth and British Foreign Policy, London, Lothian Foundation, 1997.


** McIntyre, W. David, “The strange death of dominion status”, JICH, 27:2, 1999.


“‘A formula may have to be found’: Ireland, India and the headship of the Commonwealth”, The Round Table, 91:365, 2002.


“Britain and the creation of the Commonwealth Secretariat”, JICH, 28:1, 2000.

The Britannic Vision: Historians and the Making of the British Commonwealth of Nations, 1907-1948, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.


McKenzie, Francine, Redefining the Bonds of Commonwealth, 1938-48: The Politics of Preference, Basingstoke, Palgrave, 2002.

“In the national interest: dominions’ support for Britain and the Commonwealth after the Second World War”, JICH, 34:4, 2006.

* McMahon, Deirdre, “A larger and noisier southern Ireland: Ireland and the evolution of dominion

status in India, Burma and the Commonwealth, 1942-9”, in Barry Kenner and Joseph M. Skelly (eds.), Irish Foreign Policy, 1919-66: from Independence to Internationalism, Dublin, Four Courts, 2000.

“Ireland, the Empire and the Commonwealth”, in Kevin Kenny, Ireland and the British Empire, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2004.


Moore, Robin J., Making the New Commonwealth, Oxford, Clarendon, 1987.

* Murphy, Philip, “The African Queen? Republicanism and defensive decolonization in British Tropical Africa, 1958-64”, Twentieth Century British History, 14:3, 2003.

Redonnet, Jean-Claude, Le Commonwealth : politiques, coopération et développement anglophones, Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 1998.

** Watts, Carl, “Britain, the old Commonwealth and the problem of Rhodesian independence, 1964- 65”, JICH, 36:1, 2008.

XIII. La décolonisation britannique et les autres décolonisations : influences, interprétations, comparaisons

* Austin, Dennis, “The transfer of power: why and how”, in Wyndraeth H. Morris-Jones and George

Fischer (eds.), Decolonization and After: the British and French Experience, London, F. Cass, 1980.

Chafer, Tony, Keese, Alexander (eds.), Francophone Africa at Fifty, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2013 (à paraître).

* Cooper, Frederick, Decolonization and African Society: The Labor Question in French and British Africa, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1996.


Africa since 1940: The Past of the Present, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2002.


“Reconstructing empire in British and French Africa”, Past and Present, Supplement 6, 2011.

** James, Alan, “Britain, the Cold War and the Congo crisis, 1960-63”, JICH, 28:3, 2000.

Kahler, Miles, Decolonization in Britain and France. The Domestic Consequences of International Relations, Princeton, 1984.

Kelly, Saul, “Britain, the United States, and the end of the Italian Empire in Africa”, JICH, 28:3, 2000.

Kent, John, The Internationalization of Colonialism. Britain, France and West Africa, 1939-1956, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1992.


Macmillan, 1985.

* Hughes, Phillip, “Division and discord: British policy, Indochina and the origins of the Vietnam war, 1954-56”, JICH, 28:3, 2000.

Michel, Marc, “The Decolonization of French Africa and the United States and Great Britain, 1945- 58”, in Roy Bridges (ed.), Imperialism, Decolonization and Africa: Studies presented to John Hargreaves, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1999.









Oostindie, Gert, Klinkers, Inge, Decolonising the Caribbean: Dutch Policies in a Comparative Perspective, Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press, 2003.

Rothermund, Dietmar, The Routledge Companion to Decolonization, London, Routledge, 2006.

** Shipway, Martin, Decolonization and its Impact: a Comparative Approach to the End of Colonial Empires, Oxford, Blackwell, 2008.

Stone, Glyn, “Britain and the Angolan revolt of 1961”, JICH, 27:1, 1999.

* “Britain and Portuguese Africa, 1961-65”, JICH, 28:3, 2000.

Thomas, Martin, “Divisive decolonization: the Anglo-French withdrawal from Syria and Lebanon, 1944-46”, JICH, 28:3, 2000.

* “Processing decolonization: British strategic analysis of conflict in Vietnam and Indonesia,

1945-50”, in Christopher Goscha and Christian Ostermann (eds.), Connecting Histories, Stanford, Stanford University Press, 2009.

Violence and Colonial Order: Police, Workers and Protest in the European Colonial Empires, 1918-1940, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2012.


** Thomas, Martin, Moore, Bob, Butler, Lawrence J., Crises of Empire: Decolonization and Europe’s Imperial States, 1918-1975, London, Hodder Education, 2008 [intro. & conclusion en particulier].

White, Nicholas, Decolonization: The British Experience since 1945, London, Longman, 1999.

“Reconstructing Europe through rejuvenating empire: the British, French and Dutch experiences compared”, Past and Present, Supplement 6, 2011.



I – Recueil de sources primaires

Ashton, S., Documents on British Policy Overseas, London, Frank Cass, 2002.

Ashton, S., Killingray, D. (eds.), The West Indies, British Documents on the End of Empire (BDEEP), London, HMSO, 1999.

Ashton, S., Louis, Wm. Roger (eds.), East of Suez and the Commonwealth, 1964-1971, BDEEP, London, HMSO, 2004.

Ashton, S., Stockwell, S.E. (eds.), Imperial Policy and Colonial Practice, 1925-1945, BDEEP, London, HMSO, 1996.

Duara, Prasenjit (ed.), Decolonization: Perspectives from Now and Then, London, Routledge, 2003.

Gandhi, Gopalkrishna (ed.), The Oxford India Gandhi: Essential Writings, New Delhi, Oxford University Press,


Gopal, Sarvepalli (ed.), Jawaharlal Nehru: an Anthology, New Delhi, Oxford University Press, 1980.

Hasan, Mushirul (ed.), Nehru’s India: Selected Speeches, New Delhi, Oxford University Press, 2010.

Hyam, Ronald, Louis, Wm. Roger (eds.), The Conservative Governments and the End of Empire 1957- 1964, [2 vols] BDEEP, HMSO, 2000.

Hyam, Ronald (ed.), The Labour Government and the End of Empire, 1945-51 [3 vols], BDEEP, HMSO, 1992.

Kedourie, Elie (ed.), Nationalism in Asia and Africa, New York, World Publishing, 1970.

Langley, Jabez Ayodele (ed.), Ideologies of Liberation in Black Africa, 1856-1970: Documents on Modern African Political Thought from Colonial Times to the Present, London, R. Collings, 1979.

Mansergh, Nicholas (ed.), Documents and Speeches on British Commonwealth Affairs, 1931-1952, London, Oxford University Press, 1953.

The Transfer of Power, 1942-1947 [12 vols], London, HMSO, 1970-1983.

Marshall, H.H. (ed.), From Dependence to Statehood in Commonwealth Africa: Selected Documents, World War I to Independence (vol.2), London, Oceana Publications, 1982.

Garner, Steve, Redonnnet, Jean-Claude (eds.), A Documented History of the Commonwealth/Étudier le Commonwealth, Paris, Editions du Temps, 1999.

Grimshaw, Anna (ed.), The C. L. R James Reader, Oxford, Blackwell, 1992.

Pandey, Bishwa Nath (ed.), The Indian Nationalist Movement, 1885-1947, London, Macmillan, 1979.

Porter, Andrew N., Stockwell, A. J. (ed.), British Imperial Policy and Decolonization, 1938-64, (2 vols), Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1987-89.

Samson, Jane (ed.), The British Empire, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2001.

II – Archives en ligne

British Library – http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelpregion/asia/india/indianindependence/index.html

Historical Hansard – http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/

The National Archives – http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/our-online-records.htm

III – Oeuvres, opuscules, conférences [quelques pistes]

Africa Bureau, Britain’s Dilemma in Central Africa, London, Africa Bureau, 1960.

Attlee, Clement, Empire into Commonwealth, London, Oxford University Press, 1961.

Bow Group, Race and Power: Studies of Leadership in Five British Dependencies, London, 1956.

Brockway, Fenner, How to End War: the ILP View on Imperialism and Internationalism, London, ILP,


Cohen, Andrew, British Policy in Changing Africa, London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1959.

Fabian Colonial Bureau, Cooperation in the Colonies, London, Allen and Unwin, 1945.

Griffiths, James, The Way Forward, London, Fabian Publications, 1950.

Hailey, Lord, An African Survey, London, Oxford University Press, 1938 & 1957.

Hinden, Rita (ed.), Fabian Colonial Essays, London, Allen & Unwin, 1945.

Lugard, Frederick, The Dual Mandate in British Tropical Africa, London, Blackwell & Sons, 1922.

Macmillan, W.M., Democratise the Empire: A Policy of Colonial Reform, London, K Paul & Co, 1941.

Monday Club, Bury the Hatchet, London, 1962.

Padmore, George, Negro Workers and the Imperialist War, Hamburg, ITUC-NW, 1931.

Palme-Dutt, R, Empire Socialism, London, Communist Party of Great Britain, 1926.

Ramphal, Shridath, One World to Share: Selected Speeches of the Commonwealth Secretary-General, 1975-9, London, Hutchinson, 1979.

IV – Mémoires et journaux [quelques pistes]

Amery, Leo, The Leo Amery Diaries (2 vol.) [ed. Barnes/Nicolson], London, Hutchinson, 1980-1988.

Azikiwe, Nnamdi, My Odyssey: An Autobiography, London, G. Hurst, 1970.

Blackburn, Sir Kenneth, Lasting Legacy: A Story of British Colonialism, London, Johnson, 1976.

Blundell, Michael, So Rough a Wind: The Kenya Memoirs of Sir Michael Blundell, London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1964.

Crossman, Richard, The Crossman Diaries: Selections from the Diaries of a Cabinet Minister, (2 vol.), London, Mandarin, 1975-79.

Macmillan, Harold, Riding the Storm, 1956-1959, London, Macmillan, 1970.

Pointing the Way, 1959-61, London, Macmillan, 1972.

Makonnen, Ras, Pan-Africanism from Within [rec. & ed. by Kenneth King], London, Oxford University Press, 1973.

Nkrumah, Kwame, An Autobiography, Edinburgh, 1957.

Smith, Arnold, Stitches in Time: the Commonwealth in World Politics, London, Andre Deutsch, 1981.

Wellensky, Roy, Welensky’s 4000 Days: the Life and Death of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, London, Collins, 1964.