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The White Redoubt, the Great Powers and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1960-1980.

Author: Filipe Ribeiro De Meneses; Robert McNamara
Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2017.
Series: Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series.
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This work examines the attempt by the governments of Portugal, Rhodesia and South Africa to defy the drive for African independence in the 1960s and 70s, and the international community's response. From 1961 to 1974, Portugal, Rhodesia and South Africa collaborated in the attempt to preserve white minority rule in their respective territories. Hard-pressed by African nationalists, recently decolonised states, and  Read more...
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De Meneses, Filipe Ribeiro.
White Redoubt, the Great Powers and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1960-1980.
London : Palgrave Macmillan UK, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Filipe Ribeiro De Meneses; Robert McNamara
ISBN: 9781137447586 1137447583
OCLC Number: 1015883308
Description: 1 online resource (418 pages)
Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction.- PART I. Whites States of Emergency.- Chapter 2. Defying the Wind of Change.- Chapter 3. Rhodesia: Rise of the Rebel State.- Chapter 4. Portuguese Africa: Rebellion and Resilience.- PART II The Rise and Fall of an Unholy Alliance.- Chapter 5. Building the White Redoubt.- Chapter 6. Brothers-in-Arms: ALCORA in Action.- Chapter 7. First to Fall: Portugal from Coup to Revolution.- PART III Towards a Constellation of One.- Chapter 8. Decolonization and Detente in Southern Africa: Mozambique and Rhodesia, 1974-1975.- Chapter 9. Debacle and Detente Redux: South Africa in Angola and Rhodesia, 1975-1977.- Chapter 10. P.W. Botha, Total Strategy, and the life and death of Zimbabwe-Rhodesia.- Chapter 11. Conclusion.
Series Title: Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series.

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This work examines the attempt by the governments of Portugal, Rhodesia and South Africa to defy the drive for African independence in the 1960s and 70s, and the international community's response.  Read more...

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