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Conclusion

Spencer Mawby

Spencer Mawby is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the end of the British Empire in Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean, including The Transformation and Decline of the British Empire: Decolonisation after the First World War (2015) and Ordering Independence: The End of Empire in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1947-1969 (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The End of Empire in Uganda : Decolonization and Institutional Conflict, 1945–79

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In the early 1970s, the critic and writer Taban lo Liyong composed an essay enumerating ‘Twenty-Two Confusions about the Future of Africa’. Having previously exposed what he claimed to be the barrenness of East African literature, he...

Parliaments

Spencer Mawby

Spencer Mawby is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the end of the British Empire in Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean, including The Transformation and Decline of the British Empire: Decolonisation after the First World War (2015) and Ordering Independence: The End of Empire in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1947-1969 (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The End of Empire in Uganda : Decolonization and Institutional Conflict, 1945–79

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...‘Our ultimate aim in Uganda’, declared the senior Colonial Office bureaucrat dealing with East African affairs in 1955, ‘is to create a self-governing country with parliamentary institutions like our own.’ As anybody familiar with the many...

The Anglican Church

Spencer Mawby

Spencer Mawby is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the end of the British Empire in Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean, including The Transformation and Decline of the British Empire: Decolonisation after the First World War (2015) and Ordering Independence: The End of Empire in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1947-1969 (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The End of Empire in Uganda : Decolonization and Institutional Conflict, 1945–79

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Among the most unconventional of African anticolonial activists were the Trumpeters or Strivers who, from the late 1940s onwards, gathered outside churches in northern Uganda to demand reform. Their message, which was often amplified...

The Commonwealth

Spencer Mawby

Spencer Mawby is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the end of the British Empire in Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean, including The Transformation and Decline of the British Empire: Decolonisation after the First World War (2015) and Ordering Independence: The End of Empire in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1947-1969 (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The End of Empire in Uganda : Decolonization and Institutional Conflict, 1945–79

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Uganda has played a singular role in Commonwealth affairs and Commonwealth affairs have had an unusual impact on politics in Uganda. In 1977 it was Idi Amin’s military regime that became the first member of the organization to be subjected...

The Press

Spencer Mawby

Spencer Mawby is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the end of the British Empire in Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean, including The Transformation and Decline of the British Empire: Decolonisation after the First World War (2015) and Ordering Independence: The End of Empire in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1947-1969 (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The End of Empire in Uganda : Decolonization and Institutional Conflict, 1945–79

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...As well as the era of British imperial decline, the mid-twentieth century was the golden age of British newspapers. Economic recovery after the Second World War, the advance of literacy among the working classes and the emergence of a fully...

The Army

Spencer Mawby

Spencer Mawby is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the end of the British Empire in Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean, including The Transformation and Decline of the British Empire: Decolonisation after the First World War (2015) and Ordering Independence: The End of Empire in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1947-1969 (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The End of Empire in Uganda : Decolonization and Institutional Conflict, 1945–79

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Militarism has come to be regarded as a chronic feature of Ugandan society and politics. In an analysis of the period between 1956 and 2001 Patrick J. McGowan counted the involvement of the Ugandan army in four plots, nine failed coups...

Introduction

Spencer Mawby

Spencer Mawby is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the end of the British Empire in Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean, including The Transformation and Decline of the British Empire: Decolonisation after the First World War (2015) and Ordering Independence: The End of Empire in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1947-1969 (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The End of Empire in Uganda : Decolonization and Institutional Conflict, 1945–79

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...With the declaration of the country’s independence in October 1962, Milton Obote took over responsibility for Uganda’s political affairs from the British colonial Governor, Walter Coutts. Now that the most powerful political figure...

Trade Unions

Spencer Mawby

Spencer Mawby is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the end of the British Empire in Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean, including The Transformation and Decline of the British Empire: Decolonisation after the First World War (2015) and Ordering Independence: The End of Empire in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1947-1969 (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The End of Empire in Uganda : Decolonization and Institutional Conflict, 1945–79

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...It is well known that missionaries took their bibles to Africa but few people remember that trade unionists took their rule books. British union officials of entrenched obscurity in the metropolis, such as Len Hicklin of the Heating...