The Resource Cold War and decolonization in Guinea, 1946-1958, Elizabeth Schmidt

Cold War and decolonization in Guinea, 1946-1958, Elizabeth Schmidt

Label
Cold War and decolonization in Guinea, 1946-1958
Title
Cold War and decolonization in Guinea, 1946-1958
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Schmidt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In September 1958, Guinea claimed its independence, rejecting a constitution that would have relegated it to junior partnership in the French Community. In all the French empire, Guinea was the only territory to vote "No." Orchestrating the "No" vote was the Guinean branch of the Rassemblement Démocratique Africain (RDA), an alliance of political parties with affiliates in French West and Equatorial Africa and the United Nations trusts of Togo and Cameroon. Although Guinea's stance vis-à-vis the 1958 constitution has been recognized as unique, until now the historical roots of this phenomen
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
966.52/03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT543.75
LC item number
.S35 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Western African studies
Label
Cold War and decolonization in Guinea, 1946-1958, Elizabeth Schmidt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-292) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 3
  • The Fraudulent Elections of 1954 and the Resurgence of the RDA, 1954-55
  • 68
  • Chapter 4
  • The RDA's Rise to Power and Local Self-Government, 1956-57
  • 97
  • Chapter 5
  • The Renaissance of the Left: From Autonomy to Independence, 1956-58
  • 125
  • Chapter 6
  • French Colonial Officials, 1944-59
  • Defiance and Retribution: The Referendum and Its Aftermath, 1958-60
  • 157
  • xiii
  • Chapter 1
  • Reformed Imperialism and the Onset of the Cold War, 1945-50
  • 8
  • Chapter 2
  • The Break with the PCF and Dissension within the Ranks, 1950-53
  • 45
Control code
ocn646761745
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 310 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821442562
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35457958
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)646761745
  • pebcs0821442562
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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