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U.S. foreign policy towards apartheid South Africa, 1948-1994 : conflict of interests

Author: Alex Thomson; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book charts the evolution of U.S. foreign policy towards South Africa during the apartheid era, beginning in 1948 and extending through the 1994 elections and the establishment of the country's first non-racial democratic government. Thomson highlights three sets of conflicting Western interests: strategic, economic, and human rights.
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Thomson, Alex, 1966-
U.S. foreign policy towards apartheid South Africa, 1948-1994.
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(DLC) 2008017979
(OCoLC)226308127
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Thomson; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230617285 023061728X 1403972273 9781403972279
OCLC Number: 319175166
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2009
Description: 1 online resource (x, 249 pages)
Contents: A balancing act: key U.S. interests and Apartheid South Africa --
"Mutual cooperation" and "serious concern": the Truman and Eisenhower administrations, 1948-1961 --
"The best of both worlds": the Kennedy administration, 1961-1963 --
"A frustratingly difficult set of policy considerations to juggle": the Johnson administration, 1963-1969 --
"The whites are here to stay": the Nixon and Ford administrations, 1969-1977 --
"Andy Young is not a policy": the Carter administration, 1977-1981 --
"Neither the clandestine embrace nor the polecat treatment": the Reagan administration, 1981-1984 --
"There are occasions when quiet diplomacy is not enough": the Reagan administration, 1984-1986 --
"Sanctions by themselves do not represent a policy": the Reagan, Bush, and Clinton administrations, 1986-1994.
Other Titles: United States foreign policy towards apartheid South Africa, 1948-1994
Responsibility: Alex Thomson.
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