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Selling apartheid : South Africa's global propaganda war

Author: Ron Nathaniel Nixon
Publisher: London : Pluto Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ron Nixon brings to light a mostly forgotten aspect of the long battle over apartheid: the global propaganda campaign waged by the South African government in an attempt to bolster support for the regime. Drawing on interviews with key players and thousands of previously unavailable documents from US, British, and South African archives, Nixon offers a detailed picture of a $100 million annual campaign that drew on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Nathaniel Nixon
ISBN: 0745399142 9780745399140
OCLC Number: 959031269
Notes: "First published in South Africa by Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd in 2015"--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 238 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Apartheid is good for Blacks --
In defense of apartheid --
Taking the offensive --
Operation Blackwash --
Muldergate --
Constructive engagement --
Free South Africa --
Stopping the anti-apartheid movement --
Sanctions only hurt Blacks --
The fixer --
Operation Heartbreak --
The anti-sanctions videos --
Apartheid's man in Angola --
Apartheid's last gasp --
The end of apartheid.
Responsibility: Ron Nixon.

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'Essential' -- Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch 'Meticulously unpacks the complex web of relationships and covert money flows that promoted South Africa's repressive policies. At a time of widening alarm Read more...

 
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