Decolonization: Politics and Independence in Former Colonial and Commonwealth Territories 1906-1997

Archival material on political and trade union movements and labour organisations, as well as voices for independence and self-determination across former British, French and Portuguese colonies. The collection includes material from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Caribbean, North and Central America, Australasia and the Pacific, with a major focus on Southern Africa and Australasia.  

The Australian content includes pamphlets and other ephemera from political parties, trade unions and pressure groups. These range in date from the 1950s to the early 2000s, with a particular focus on the 1970s and 1980s.  

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