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U.S. Foreign Policy towards apartheid South Africa, 1948-1994: Conflict of Interests [NOOK Book]

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This book charts the evolution of U.S. foreign policy towards South Africa during the apartheid era, beginning in 1948 and extending through the 1994 elections and the establishment of the country's first non-racial democratic government. Thomson highlights three sets of conflicting Western interests: strategic, economic, and human rights.
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U.S. Foreign Policy towards apartheid South Africa, 1948-1994: Conflict of Interests

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Overview




This book charts the evolution of U.S. foreign policy towards South Africa during the apartheid era, beginning in 1948 and extending through the 1994 elections and the establishment of the country's first non-racial democratic government. Thomson highlights three sets of conflicting Western interests: strategic, economic, and human rights.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230268982
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 12/9/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 693 KB

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Alex Thomson is Principal Lecturer of Politics, Coventry University.
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Table of Contents


List of Tables Introduction 1
1 A Balancing Act: Key U.S. Interests and Apartheid South Africa 5
2 "Mutual Cooperation" and "Serious Concern": The Truman and Eisenhower Administrations, 1948-1961 17
3 "The Best of Both Worlds": The Kennedy Administration, 1961-1963 31
4 "A Frustratingly Difficult Set of Policy Considerations to Juggle": The Johnson Administration, 1963-1969 47
5 "The Whites Are Here to Stay ...": The Nixon and Ford Administrations, 1969-1977 63
6 "Andy Young Is Not a Policy": The Carter Administration, 1977-1981 89
7 "Neither the Clandestine Embrace nor the Polecat Treatment": The Reagan Administration, 1981-1984 111
8 "There Are Occasions When Quiet Diplomacy Is Not Enough": The Reagan Administration, 1984-1986 129
9 "Sanctions by Themselves Do Not Represent a Policy": The Reagan, Bush, and Clinton Administrations, 1986-1994 149 Conclusion 169 Notes 175 Index 239
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