"Aldrich and Connell's fine book is a badly needed authoritative work on colonies that still exist in the age of postcolonialism." Choice
"The Last Colonies is informative and interesting, in part because the book is clearly written and aptly organized." Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism
"...[A] valuable and wide ranging work...likely important source of reference as well provocative argument for a long time to come." Andrew Porter, Journal Of World History
This comprehensive book is about the last remaining colonial territories. It explores the meanings of political, economic, legal and cultural independence, as well as sovereignty and nationhood. It provides a broad and provocative discussion of colonialism and interdependence in the modern world.