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Soviet policy toward Black Africa the focus on national integration by Helen Desfosses

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Published by Praeger Publishers in New York .
Written in English



  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Soviet Union


  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Relations -- Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union -- Relations -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Politics and government -- 1960-

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 273-316.

Statement[by] Helen Desfosses Cohn. Foreword by John N. Hazard.
SeriesPraeger special studies in international politics and public affairs
LC ClassificationsDT353 .D43
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 316 p.
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5295878M
LC Control Number72075686

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By way of contrast, Helen Desfosses Cohn is looking in at Africa from the outside. She does a thorough and competent job of following Soviet Policy Toward Black Africa, and in the process catalogues the significant changes and shifts which have taken place since It was then that the Soviet theorists. African Views of the West by Jo Ann White; Soviet Policy Toward Black Africa: the focus on national integration by Helen Desfosses Cohn View/ Open Lutz_JamesM_pdf (Kb). Search within book. Front Matter. Pages i-xii. PDF. Introduction. Kurt M. Campbell The Soviet-South African Nexus. Kurt M. Campbell. Pages Soviet Espionage in South Africa. Pages Conclusion: Soviet Policy Towards South Africa. Kurt M. Campbell. Pages Back Matter. Pages PDF. About this book. Keywords. Synopsis This study is the first significant work to examine Soviet involvement with national liberation movements (NLMs) in Africa as a separate subcategory of Soviet foreign policy in the developing world. The text compares and contrasts actual Soviet behavior with declared policy.

African Views of the West by Jo Ann White; Soviet Policy Toward Black Africa: the focus on national integration by Helen Desfosses Cohn. assertions, of assessing Soviet activities in Africa. It is not the purpose of this article to analyse cold-war politics in the continent, nor to discuss the r6le of the United States or other foreign powers. Neither is it intended to analyse Soviet motives or African attitudes towards the Soviet . SOUTH AFRICA AS A FACTOR IN SOVIET POLICY TOWARDS SOUTHERN AFRICA it occupied a central place in Soviet Southern African policy. Until the Portuguese withdrawal of the regwn m , South Africa Soviet Policy Towards South Africa, (London:Macmillan Press Ltd, (>), pp. The original multi-archival research underlying The Soviet Union in the Horn of Africademonstrates that there was a lack of consistent Soviet policy toward the Third World during the Cold War, which mostly came in response to local developments rather than as part of strictly defined grand design. Soviet policies toward the Horn were marked by a unified code .

One reason for this lack of analytical confidence may be that the forensic problems which are associated with the analysis of Soviet intentions anywhere are compounded in sub-Saharan Africa by the lack of any obvious historical, geo-political or economic foundation on which Soviet policy can be seen to rest regardless of ideological Author: James Mayall. "This is a very useful, exhaustively documented book "--Stephen Page, Middle East Journal, Autumn "In this admirably balanced and informative study, Mark N. Katz examines Soviet foreign policy toward the eight countires of the Arabian Peninsula."--Donald S. Zagoria, Middle East Review, Winter Author: Professor Mark Katz. Soviet policy toward Black Africa. New York, Praeger Publishers [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Helen Desfosses. For Africa, this was a critical period characterized by decolonization and the formation of African countries' first foreign policies. The United States and the Soviet Union both hoped to win the sympathies of the newly established states, and Sergey Mazov's book is the first account of that competition, which the Soviet Union lost, largely through ignorance of the region.