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Hot 'Cold War' The USSR in Southern Africa

ISBN-10: 074532472X

ISBN-13: 9780745324722

Edition: 2008

Authors: Vladimir Gennadyevich Shubin

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Description:

This book analyzes the causes of armed conflicts in Southern Africa during the Cold War. It examines the influence of the various external forces in the region during this period and their relationship to local movements and governments. The book focuses on states experiencing violent internal conflict and foreign intervention, that is, Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe. The author provides a unique history of the key part that the Soviet Union played in these developments. Spanning 30 years, the book explores how each country struggled for genuine independence against colonialism and apartheid, and their place in the wider conflicts encompassed by the Cold War.
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 10/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

List of abbreviations
Angola
Armed struggle begins
Zigzags of history
From the Portuguese revolution to Angola's independence
Second war of liberation
Troubles again
"General Konstantin"
Cuito Cuanavale and after
Moscow and FRELIMO.
Transitional period
Independent Mozambique. Machel's death
Zimbabwe
ZAPU or ZANU?
Patriotic Front
Lancaster House
Moscow and independent Zimbabwe
Namibia
SWANU or SWAPO?
Co-operation bro