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  • 1. Arnold Hughes and David Perfect, Historical Dictionary of the Gambia (Plymouth, 2008), pp. 246-247.
  • 2. Mediterranean Department, ‘Note on Cyprus’, 26 June 1950, CO537/6228, TNA.
  • 3. Ibid.; Holland, Britain and the Revolt in Cyprus, p. 25.
  • 4. Iohn O. Iatrides, ‘Revolution or Self-Defence? Communist Goals, Strategy, and Tactics in the Greek Civil War’, Journal of Cold War Studies, 7/3 (2005), pp. 31-32.
  • 5. Sfikas, The British Labour Government, p. 277.
  • 6. Unsigned, ‘Note on Communism in Cyprus during November, 1949’ undated, annex of: Wright to Creech Jones, 16 December 1949, CO537/4309, TNA.
  • 7. A. F. J. Reddaway (commissioner, Limassol), ‘Monthly Report: Limassol’, 2 February 1950, CO67/368/10, TNA.
  • 8. Turnbull to Creech Jones, 22 July 1949, CO537/4974, TNA.
  • 9. Fisher, minute, 1 February 1950, CO537/6236, TNA.
  • 10. Wright to Creech Jones, 13 January 1950, CO537/6228, TNA.
  • 11. I bid.
  • 12. I bid.
  • 13. I bid.
  • 14. Colonial Office, memorandum, ‘Powers of Colonial Governments to Deport British Subjects’, 2 March 1954, CAB129/66/35; Amos, ‘Embracing and Contesting’, p. 147.
  • 15. Wright to Creech Jones, 13 January 1950, CO537/6228, TNA.
  • 16. I bid.
  • 17. Bennett, minute, 24 January 1950, CO 537/6228, TNA.
  • 18. Listowel, minute, 1 February 1950, CO537/6228, TNA.
  • 19. Fisher, memorandum, ‘Governor’s Request for Additional Powers’, 15 May 1950, CO537/6228, TNA.
  • 20. Martin and Bennett, minutes, 26 January 1950, CO537/6228, TNA.
  • 21. Mediterranean Department, memorandum, 20 September 1950, CO 537/6228, TNA.
  • 22. Wright to Creech Jones, 26 Jan 1950, CO537/6238, TNA.
  • 23. Fisher to Barnes, 15 February, Martin to Noble, 14 August 1950, Griffiths to Wright, 28 August 1950, CO537/6238, TNA.
  • 24. Wright to Griffiths, 29 August 1950 (nos. 356 and 357), CO537/6238, TNA.
  • 25. Griffiths to Wright, 30 August 1950, CO537/6238, TNA.
  • 26. Listowel cited in: Martin, minute, 26 January 1950, CO537/6228, TNA.
  • 27. COS report, ‘Strategic Importance of Retaining Full Sovereignty in Cyprus’, annex of: JP(50)65 (Final), 5 June 1950, CO537/6244, TNA.
  • 28. Fisher, minute, 8 June 1950, CO537/6228, TNA.
  • 29. Fisher, memorandum, ‘The Aims of Communism in Cyprus’, 16 June 1950, CO537/6237, TNA.
  • 30. Bennett, minute, 22 June 1950, CO537/6237, TNA.
  • 31. Martin, minute, 24 June 1950, CO537/6237, TNA.
  • 32. Fisher, minute, 18 September 1950, CO537/6236, TNA.
  • 33. Ibid.
  • 34. ‘Extract from Note on Discussions with Sir Andrew Wright. 26th Sept. 1950’; Fisher, minute, 2 October 1950, CO537/6236, TNA.
  • 35. Bennett, minute, 11 June 1950; Wright to Griffiths, 13 July 1950, CO67/367/1, TNA; Kelling, Countdown to Rebellion, pp. 120-121.
  • 36. Mediterranean Department, memorandum, 9 October 1950, CO537/6228, TNA; ‘Note of a Meeting held on 4th October, 1951’, CO537/7454, TNA.
  • 37. ‘Note of a Meeting held on 4th October, 1951’, CO537/7454, TNA.
  • 38. Ibid.
  • 39. Victor Purcell, Malaya: Communist or Free? (London, 1954), pp. 177-178.
  • 40. Extract from S. S. Awebery and F. W. Dalley, Labour and Trade Union Organization in the Federation of Malay and Singapore (Kuala Lumpur, 1948), CO537/7454, TNA.
  • 41. Martin to Wright, 31 October 1951, CO537/7454, TNA.
  • 42. Mediterranean Department, memorandum, ‘Sir Andrew Wright’s Proposals regarding the Proscription of AKEL etc.’, 19 March 1952; Mediterranean Department, memorandum, ‘Discussions with Sir Andrew Wright’, 26 March 1952, CO926/12, TNA.
  • 43. Bennett, memorandum, ‘Note of discussion with Minister of State on 1st February 1952’, 1 February 1952; Lyttelton to Eden, 10 April 1952, CO926/12, TNA.
  • 44. Cabinet minutes, 3 December 1952, CAB195/11/1.
  • 45. Ibid.
  • 46. Cabinet conclusions, 3 December 1952, CAB128/25/51.
  • 47. ‘ Full translation of Archbishop’s speech in Phaneromeni Church on January 13th, 1952’, annex II of: PSR, January 1952, CO926/19, TNA.
  • 48. Wright to Lyttelton, 18 January 1952, CO926/10, TNA.
  • 49. Panayiotou, ‘Lenin in the Coffee-Shop’, p. 270.
  • 50. PSR, August 1952, CO926/19; PSR, May 1953, CO926/20, TNA.
  • 51. PSRs, May, June, and August 1953, CO926/20, TNA.
  • 52. PSRs, June and July 1953, CO926/20, TNA.
  • 53. Holland, Britain and the Revolt in Cyprus, pp. 33-34.
  • 54. Armitage to Lennox-Boyd, 9 December 1954, CO926/174, TNA.
  • 55. Armitage to Morris, 8 December 1954, CO926/171, TNA.
  • 56. Armitage to Lennox-Boyd, 9 December 1954, CO926/174, TNA.
  • 57. Armitage to Morris, 8 December 1954, CO926/171, TNA.
  • 58. Morris, minute, 10 December 1954, CO926/171, TNA.
  • 59. PSR, 1 July-10 August 1954, CO926/209, TNA; Edward Johnson, ‘Britain and the Cyprus Problem at the United Nations, 1954-58’, The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 28/3 (2000), p. 118.
  • 60. Kelling, Countdown to Rebellion, p. 146.
  • 61. Foreign Office, brief (for the Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Meeting), ‘Cyprus’, 10 January 1955, FO371/117621, RG1081/31, TNA.
  • 62. Armitage to Lennox-Boyd, 18 and 19 December 1954, FO371/112884, WG1081/1257(A-C), TNA.
  • 63. Armitage to Lennox-Boyd, 11 January 1955, FO371/117621,

RG1081/34, TNA.

  • 64. Commons, 20 December 1954, Hansard, 535, col. 2440.
  • 65. Armitage to Lennox-Boyd, 28 January 1955, FO371/117688,

RG1192/16, TNA.

  • 66. PSR, February 1955, CO926/209, TNA.
  • 67. Holland, Britain and the Revolt in Cyprus, p. 52.
  • 68. Commons, 2 May 1955, Hansard, 540, col. 1340.
  • 69. Wiley, minute, 3 May 1955, FO371/117633, RG1081/378, TNA.
  • 70. Commons, 5 May 1955, Hansard, 540, cols 1971, 1996; Hyam, Britain’s Declining Empire, pp. 210-211.
  • 71. Selwyn Lloyd, note, ‘Strategic Review of the Cyprus Problem’, 18 July 1955, CAB129/76/32.
  • 72. Sinclair to Martin, 19 November 1955 and annexed publication by AKEL politburo, ‘Appeal of AKEL to all Cyprus people in order to avert the national sell-out’, 8 November 1955, FO371/117677, RG1081/1624, TNA.
  • 73. Cabinet conclusions, 6 December 1955, CAB128/29/45.
  • 74. Harding to Lennox-Boyd, 14 December 1955, FO371/117676, RG1081/1688; Harding to Lennox-Boyd, 14 December 1955, FO371/117677, RG1081/1632(G), TNA.
  • 75. Cyprus government, press release, 14 December 1955, cited in: Crawshaw, The Cyprus Revolt, pp. 150-151.
  • 76. Sir Charles Peake (British ambassador at Athens) to Foreign Office, 15 December 1955, FO371/117676, RG1081/1653, TNA.
  • 77. Crawshaw, The Cyprus Revolt, pp. 151-152.
  • 78. Francois Crouzet, Le Conflitde Chypre, 1946-1959, vol. 2 (Brussels, 1973), p. 532.
  • 79. Peristianis, ‘The Rise of the Left’, p. 257.
  • 80. Makins to Foreign Office, 14 December 1955, FO371/117677, RG1081/1645, TNA.
  • 81. ‘ Memorandum of a Conversation between Dulles and Theotokis’, 24 October 1955, in: United States Department of State, Foreign R.elations of the United States, 1955-1957, Vol. 24: Soviet Union, Eastern Mediterranean (Washington, DC, 1989), p. 310.
 
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