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Pathways Out of Colonialism: Home

How did Africa, India and smaller countries like Vietnam fair in their quest for sovereignty?

Books in Our Library


How Europe Underdeveloped Africa by Walter Rodney

The Colonizer and the Colonized by Albert Memmi

Discourse on Colonialism  by Aime Cesaire

Africa Since 1940  by Frederick Cooper


Post-Colonialism:  A term generally used to indicate a range of global cultural developments which occurred in the aftermath of the Second World War.

- Key Concepts in Cultural Theory  (R  306 EDG)

What to do

  1. Get an overview of your topic. (Britannica online or Wikipedia)
  2. Try the library catalog search in upper right of this guide.
  3. Try the various SAAS databases recommended below.
  4. Try the Google Books and Google Scholar search boxes below.
  5. If you are not getting good results you may want to have me evaluate the wording of your search because this matters alot!
  6. I will purchase needed books but it can take up to 5 days to receive them.
  7. If a needed book is available in a kindle version, I can instantly order and provide a kindle for up to one week.

SAAS Library Databases

You can reach our databases through the list on this guide:

I recommend you try these databases:

Google Books

Google Book Search

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Subject Guide

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Reference Books in Our Library