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Mardi 6 octobre 2020
« Explores the role played by companies of former colonial states in both the economies and development policies of the newly independent African countries and in the development policies of the former colonial powers
Chapters show how foreign enterprise was not simply challenged by the new international landscape, but benefitted from the opportunities it offered, especially development aid
Advances research in the history of business, development and colonialism by focusing on the post-colonial period »
Véronique Dimier is Professor at the Free University of Brussels, Belgium. She held the Chaire Gutenberg in 2015 at SAGE, the Research Centre on Society, Stakeholders and Government in Europe, at the University of Strasbourg. She has worked extensively on French and British colonial administrations and on the second career of French colonial officials, most notably in the development field. She is the author of Le Gouvernement des Colonies, Regards Croisés Franco-Britanniques (2004), and The Invention of a European Development Bureaucracy : Recycling Empire (2014).
Sarah Stockwell is Professor of Imperial and Commonwealth History at King’s College London, UK. Her research focuses on the history of British decolonisation, especially in Africa. Her publications include The Business of Decolonization. British Business Strategies in the Gold Coast (2000), The British End of the British Empire (2018), and, as editor, The British Empire. Themes and Perspectives (2007) and, with L.J. Butler, The Wind of Change : Harold Macmillan and British Decolonization (2013).
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