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Battleground Africa

Cold War in the Congo, 1960-1965

Battleground Africa( )
Author: Namikas, Lise
Series title:Cold War International History Project Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8047-8486-3
Publication Date:Feb 2013
Publisher:Stanford University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $105.00
Book Description:

Winner of the 2013 Choice Award for Outstanding Academic TitleBattleground Africa traces the Congo Crisis from post-World War II decolonization efforts through Mobutu's second coup in 1965 from a radically new vantage point. Drawing on recently opened archives in Russia and the United States, and to a lesser extent Germany and Belgium, Lisa Namikas addresses the crisis from the perspectives of the two superpowers and explains with superb clarity the complex web of allies, clients, and...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: History / Modern / 20Th Century
Political Science / International Relations / General
History / Africa / Central
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.6 Pounds



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