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1st Edition

Namibia & Southern Africa

ISBN 9781138976696
Published September 6, 2016 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1994. This volume includes an examination the regional dynamics of Namibia's decolonization since early 1985 and the author’s interest in southwestern Africa since he witnessed the South African invasion of Angola in 1975/76 as a delegate of the International Committee of the Red Cross. The research was undertaken as part of a post-doctoral project supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation. It also includes extensive research in the region, notably in the Frontline states.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter One Incorporation of Namibia into South Africa. Regional Dimensions to United Nations Diplomacy. 1945-6; Chapter Two Regional Dynamics of Namibian Nationalism. 1949-66; Chapter Three Cooperation between Liberation Movements and between Colonizers. 1966-74; Chapter Four Namibia-Angola. Shifting Alliances. 1974-6; Chapter Five Regional Dynamics of Negotiations: The Frontline States and Namibia. 1976-81; Chapter Six Namibia-Angola. ‘Linkage’ and War. 1981-7; Chapter Seven Angola-Namibia: From War to Independence. 1987-90; Chapter 8 Conclusion: Namibian Independence and Southern Africa;

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Ronald Dreyer- the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva