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Visions of freedom : Havana, Washington, Pretoria and the struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991

Author: Piero Gleijeses
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2013
Series: New Cold War history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the final fifteen years of the Cold War, southern Africa underwent a period of upheaval with dramatic twists and turns in relations between the super powers. Americans, Cubans, Soviets, and Africans fought over the future of Angola, where tens of thousands of Cuban soldiers were stationed and over the decolonization of Namibia. Beyond lay the great prize: South Africa. This book provides an international  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Piero Gleijeses
ISBN: 9781469609683 1469609681
OCLC Number: 900350974
Notes: The Cuban drumbeat. Neto, Castro, and Carter : a new beginning?. The Cubans in Angola. Strained relations : Cuba and Angola. The fronts harden : the United States and Cuba, 1978-1980. Carter and Southern Africa : a balance sheet. Enter Reagan. The wonders of linkage. Angolan travails. The failure of Lusaka. The United States, South Africa, and Savimbi. The view from Cuba, 1984-1986. Havana and Moscow : conflicting strategies. Negotiations in the offing?. Cuito Cuanavale. Maniobra XXXI aniversario. Chester Crocker meets Jorge Risquet : talks about talks. The negotiations. The New York agreements. Visions of freedom
Description: 655 s
Series Title: New Cold War history
Other Titles: Havana, Washington, Pretoria and the struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991
Responsibility: Piero Gleijeses

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Piero Gleijeses uses archival sources, particularly from the United States, South Africa, and the closed Cuban archives, to provide an unprecedented international history of this important theater of  Read more...

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Well researched and presented in an organized manner. . . . An excellent work and will serve as a standard textbook on the southern African Cold War for a long time.--Journal of the North Carolina Read more...

 
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