Professor Martin Thomas
Arguing about Empire Imperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956, Oxford University Press, USA, 2017.
with Curless GM, Decolonization and Conflict: Colonial Comparisons and Legacies, Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.
Fight or Flight: Britain, France, and their Roads from Empire, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2014.
Violence and Colonial Order: Police, Workers, and Protest in the European Colonial Empires, 1918-40, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2012.
The French Colonial Mind: Violence, Military Encounters, and Colonialism, Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Press, 2011.
with Moore B, Butler LJ, Crises of Empire: Decolonization and Europe's Imperial States, 1918-1975, London, Arnold, 2008.
Empires of Intelligence. Security Services and Colonial Disorder after 1914, Berkeley, University of California Press, 2007.
The French Empire between the Wars: Imperialism, Politics and Society., Manchester University Press, 2005.
with Federowich K, International Diplomacy and Colonial Retreat, London, Frank Cass, 2001.
The French North African Crisis: Colonial Breakdown and Anglo-French Relations, 1945-1962, London, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2000.
The French Empire at War, 1940-45, Manchester Univ Pr, 1998.
From Sétif to Moramanga: Identifying Insurgents and Ascribing Guilt in the French Colonial Post-war, War in History, vol. 24, SAGE Publications, 2017, 1-27
with THOMAS MARTIN, TOYE RICHARD, ARGUING ABOUT INTERVENTION: A COMPARISON OF BRITISH AND FRENCH RHETORIC SURROUNDING THE 1882 AND 1956 INVASIONS OF EGYPT, The Historical Journal, vol. 58, no. 04, 2015, 1081-1113
with Thompson A, Empire and Globalisation: from 'High Imperialism' to Decolonisation, International History Review, vol. 36, no. 1, 2014, 1-29
Colonial Violence in Algeria and the Distorted Logic of State Retribution: The Sétif uprising of 1945, Journal of Military History, vol. 75, no. 1, 2011
Eradicating 'Communist Banditry' in French Vietnam: The Rhetoric of Repression after the Yen Bay Uprising, 1930-32, French Historical Studies, vol. 34, no. 3, 2011, 611-648
Réflexions sur les conflits coloniaux: perceptions françaises sur le mouvement Mau Mau et perceptions britanniques sur la guerre d'Indochine, 1952-1955, Revue Historique des Armées, vol. 3, no. 264, 2011, 75-93
Resource War, Civil War, Rights War: Factoring Empire into French North Africa's Second World War, War in History, vol. 18, no. 2, 2011, 225-248
The Gendarmerie, Information Collection, and Colonial Violence in French North Africa between the Wars, Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques, vol. 36, no. 2, 2010, 76-96
European Crisis, Colonial Crisis? Signs of Fracture in the French Empire from Munich to the Outbreak of War, International History Review, vol. 32, no. 3, 2010, 389-413
French Empire Elites and the Politics of Economic Obligation in the Inter-War years, Historical Journal, vol. 52, no. 4, 2009, 1-28
Innocent abroad? Decolonisation and US engagement with French West Africa, 1945-56, Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, vol. 36, no. 1, 2008, 47-73
Appeasement in the Late Third Republic, Diplomacy & Statecraft, vol. 19, no. 3, 2008, 566-607
France's North African Crisis: Cold War and Colonial Imperatives, 1945-1955, History, vol. 2, 2007, 207-234
Insurgent Intelligence: Information Gathering and Anti-Colonial Rebellion, Intelligence and National Security, vol. 22, no. 1, 2007, 156-165
Anglo-French Imperial Relations in the Arab World: Intelligence Liaison and Nationalist Disorder, Diplomacy & Statecraft, vol. 17, no. 1, 2006, 1-28
Crisis Management in Colonial States: Intelligence and Counter-Insurgency in Morocco and Syria after the First World War, Intelligence and National Security, vol. 21, no. 5, 2006, 697-716
Albert Sarraut, French Colonial Development, and the Communist Threat, 1919-1930., The Journal of Modern History, vol. 77, no. 4, 2005, 917-955
'Salvation By Empire?': Economic Conditions and the Limits to French Colonial Mobilisation, The Historical Journal, vol. 48, no. 2, 2005, 471-498
Colonial States as Intelligence States: Security Policing and the Limits to Colonial Rule in France's Muslim Territories, 1920-40, Journal of Strategic Studies, vol. 28, no. 2, 2005, 1033-1060
Economic Conditions and the Limits to French Colonial Mobilisation, 1936-39., Historical Journal, vol. 48, no. 2, 2005, 471-498
The Colonial Policies of the Mouvement Republicain Populaire, 1944-54: From Reform to Reaction, English Historical Review, vol. 118, no. 476, 2003, 380-411
Bedouin Tribes and the Imperial Intelligence Services in Syria, Iraq and Transjordan in the 1920s, Journal of Contemporary History, vol. 38, no. 4, 2003, 539-562
The Vichy Government and French Colonial Prisoners of War, 1940-1944., French Historical Studies, vol. 25, no. 4, 2002, 657-692
French Intelligence-gathering in the Syrian Mandate, 1920-40, Middle Eastern Studies, vol. 38, no. 2, 2002, 1-35
The Vichy Government and French Colonial Prisoners of War, 1940-1944, French Historical Studies, vol. 25, no. 4, 2002, 657-692
'Defending a Lost Cause? France and the United States Vision of French North Africa, 1945-1956', Diplomatic History, vol. 26, no. 2, 247, 2002
France Accused: French North Africa before the United Nations, 1952-1962, Contemporary European History, vol. 10, no. 1, 2001, 91-121
Le Royaume Uni et la France Libre, Relations Internationales, vol. 108, no. Hiver, 2001, 575-593
'Paying the Butcher's Bill': Policing British Colonial Protest after 1918, Crime, History and Societies, vol. 15, no. 2, 55-76
Repression, reprisals and rhetorics of massacre in Algeria's war, in Thomas M, Toye R (eds) Rhetorics of Empire: Languages of Colonial Conflict after 1900, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017, 161-186
France and the Ethiopian Crisis, 1935-36: Security Dilemmas and Adjustable Interests, in Collision of Empires: Italy's Invasion of Ethiopia and its International Impact, Ashgate, 2013, 109-134
A path not taken? British perspectives on French colonial violence after 1945, in The Wind of Change: Harold Macmillan and British Decolonization, Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013, 159-179
Intelligence Providers and the Fabric of the Late Colonial State, in Dulffer J, Frey M (eds) Elites and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century, London: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2011, 11-35
'Communautés en contact. Les colons, une elite coloniale en Afrique du Nord au XXe siècle', in Laux C, Ruggiu F-J, Singaravélou P (eds) Au Sommet de l’Empire. Les élites européennes dans les colonies, Brussels: P.I.E. Peter Lang, 2009, 261-281
Processing Decolonization: British Strategic Analysis of Conflict in Vietnam and Indonesia, 1945-1950, in Goscha C, Ostermann C (eds) Connecting Histories. Decolonization and the Cold War in Southeast Asia, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009, 84-120
'France and the Algerian War: Diplomacy and the Internationalization of Decolonization', in Dorman A, Kennedy G (eds) War & Diplomacy from World War I to the War on Terrorism, Washington DC: Potomac, 2008, 58-80
'Party Politics and Colonial Conflict: the Fourth Republic and the Indochina War, 1945-54', in Logevall F, Lawrence M (eds) The First Vietnam War: Colonial Conflict and Cold War Crisis,, Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2007
'Prisonniers de Guerre coloniaux: Idéologie, propagande, et expérience, 1940-44', in Jennings E, Cantier J (eds) L'Empire colonial sous Vichy, Paris: Editions Odile Jacob, 2004, 305-331
Imperial Defence or Diversionary Attack: Anglo-French Strategy in the Near East, 1935-40, in Alexander M, Philpott W (eds) Anglo-French Defence Relations between the Wars, London: Palgrave, 2003
'Disaster Foreseen: France and the Fall of Singapore', in Farrell B, Hunter S (eds) The Fall of Singapore: Sixty Years On, Singapore: Eastern Universities Press, 2002
The Syrian Revolt and Anglo-French Imperial Relations, 1925-27, in Kennedy G, Neilson K (eds) Incidents and International Relations. People, Power, and Personalities, Westport: Praeger, 2002, 65-82
The British Government and the End of French Algeria, 1958-62, in Alexander M, Keiger JFV (eds) France and the Algerian War 1954-62: Strategy, Operations and Diplomacy,, London: FRank Cass, 2002, 172-198
Divisive Decolonization: The Anglo-French Withdrawal from Syria and Lebanon, 1944-46, in Fedorowich K, Thomas M (eds) International Diplomacy and Colonial Retreat, London: Frank Cass, 2001, 71-93