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Jimmy Carter in Africa Race and the Cold War

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ISBN-10: 0804793859

ISBN-13: 9780804793858

Edition: 2016

Authors: Nancy Mitchell

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In the mid-1970s, the Cold War had frozen into a nuclear stalemate in Europe and retreated from the headlines in Asia. As Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter fought for the presidency in late 1976, the superpower struggle overseas seemed to take a backseat to more contentious domestic issues of race relations and rising unemployment. There was one continent, however, where the Cold War was on the point of flaring hot: Africa.Jimmy Carter in Africa opens just after Henry Kissinger's failed 1975 plot in Angola, as Carter launches his presidential campaign. The Civil Rights Act was only a decade old, and issues of racial justice remained contentious. Racism at home undermined Americans' efforts to…    
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 4/13/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 808
Size: 6.38" wide x 9.29" long x 1.85" tall
Weight: 2.926
Language: English