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American policy in Southern Africa

the stakes and the stance
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University Press of America , Washington, D.C
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Statementedited by René Lemarchand ; contributors, Gerald J. Bender ... [et al.].
ContributionsLemarchand, René., Bender, Gerald J.
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LC ClassificationsDT747.U6 A47
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 450 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL4550053M
ISBN 100819104019
LC Control Number77018582

The s were a turbulent time period for much of Southern Africa. In South Africa, a racist regime ruled through policies of discrimination and separation.

In Namibia, the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) waged a guerilla war of independence against the South African government, which had controlled the territory since the First World War.

Many of the chapters in this volume were written for a conference which took place in February ; hence the inevitably historical focus and somewhat repetitive analysis of NSSM The collection is distinguished by the contributions of Gerald Bender, William Foltz, and the editor himself.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lake, Anthony. American policy toward South Africa. [Washington]: Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: 1. From Rhodesia to Zimbabwe / Michael Clough From South West Africa to Namibia / Michael Clough One Namibia, one nation: the political economy of transition / Reginald Herbold Green South Africa's regional policy / Deon Geldenhuys Regional cooperation in southern Africa.

platform to deliberate on critical issues defining contemporary American for-eign policy toward Africa. This book is a product of the U.S.-Africa conference, and presents a broad-based analysis of some of the key issues in contemporary American relations with Africa. Revised selected papers from the conference constitute the chap-ters of the book.

Following is the text of a summary of the findings and recommendations of a private study of American policy choices in southern Africa that was prepared under the.

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The United States is far freer from commitments in Africa south of the Sahara than in any other region of the world.

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