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ANC : a view from Moscow

Author: V G Shubin
Publisher: Auckland Park, South Africa : Jacana Media, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd rev. edView all editions and formats
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Dr. Vladimir Shubin describes the relationship between the ANC and the Soviet government from the late 1960s to the dissolution of apartheid. For many ANC members the Soviets are fondly remembered for the assistance they gave so selflessly.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shubin, V.G. (Vladimir Gennadʹevich).
ANC.
Auckland Park, South Africa : Jacana Media, 2008
(OCoLC)742373308
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: V G Shubin
ISBN: 9781770096318 1770096310
OCLC Number: 251940165
Description: xiv, 365 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. Hard times : 1960-1974. Africa year ; Beginnings of the armed struggle ; Rivonia ; The external mission takes over ; Wankie operation ; Chris's memorandum and a rethink in Morogoro ; Evacuating the army to the USSR ; Operation J and other attempts to come home ; Redefining the role of the Communist Party ; Class and colour in the struggle --
Part 2. Changing balance of power : 1974-1985. Independence for Angola and Mozambique ; The 1976 Soweto uprising ; Dealing with the exodus ; Soweto influences international developments ; Re-organisation of the ANC and SACP ; The main task : political mobilisation ; The ANC's growing international ties ; Resistance to apartheid grows ; Propaganda and intelligence claims ; Apartheid state terrorism and power diplomacy ; SACP relations with the ANC in the 1980s ; The Nkomati drama ; Talks about talks : the beginning ; Gorbachev, acceleration and perestroika ; The Kabwe conference --
Part 3. The road to power : 1985-1991. Talks about talks : continuation ; The USSR strengthens its relationship with the ANC ; Prospects improve for a political settlement ; Operation Vula ; Uncertainty creeps in ; The Harare Declaration ; Moscow's approach after 2 February 1990 ; Durr and De Beers ; End days : Mandela-visit muddles, military matters and the disintegration of the Soviet Union.
Responsibility: Vladimir Shubin.
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This title describes the history of the African National Congress (ANC) of South Africa in the three decades following its banning.  Read more...

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