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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


...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...