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Reassessing the Soviet challenge in Africa

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Published by Institute of International Studies, University of California in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Soviet Union,
  • United States,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Africa.,
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael Clough, editor ; contributors, Paul B. Henze, Martin Lowenkopf, John Marcum ; foreword by Robert M. Price.
      SeriesPolicy papers in international affairs ;, no. 25
      ContributionsClough, Michael., Henze, Paul B., 1924-, Lowenkopf, Martin., Marcum, John A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT38.9.S65 R43 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 105 p. ;
      Number of Pages105
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2748047M
      ISBN 100877255253
      LC Control Number86081139

      In 20th-century international relations: South Africa. The end of the Cold War also promoted progress in the long-standing South African conflict. To be sure, Western and Soviet-bloc states had ritually condemned apartheid and imposed economic sanctions against the white government.   The Soviet Union and South Africa have agreed to open "interest sections" in each other's capitals, a sign of Moscow's support for Pretoria's steps toward dismantling apartheid, the Soviet .

      Between East and West: The Cold War's legacy in Africa 'Red Africa': From a generation of cinematographers to the end of apartheid - Africa, Cuba and the Soviet Union. This article examines these inter-twining international, regional and national processes, and challenges long-standing historiographical assumptions about the fight against smallpox only gathering strength from the mids onwards, after the start of a US-supported programme in Western Africa.

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Reassessing the Soviet challenge in Africa. Berkeley: Institute of International Studies, University of California, © (OCoLC) Online version: Reassessing the Soviet challenge in Africa. Berkeley: Institute of International Studies, University of. This is a study of Soviet policy in six West African countries: Ghana, Guinea, the Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, and Senegal.

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Synopsis This is a study of Soviet policy in six West African countries: Ghana, Guinea, the Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, and Senegal.

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