Czechoslovakia in Africa, 1945-1968

Czechoslovakia in Africa, 1945-1968

by Philip Muehlenbeck


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This book explores Czechoslovakia's diplomatic relations with African states and places them within a wider Cold War historiography, providing contextual background information on the evolution of communist Czechoslovakia's pro-Soviet foreign policy orientation. This shift in Soviet foreign policy made Africa a priority for the Soviet bloc.

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ISBN-13: 9781349557936
Publisher: Springer Nature B.V.
Publication date: 04/03/2017
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Philip E. Muehlenbeck is a Professorial Lecturer in History at George Washington University, USA. He is the author of Betting on the Africans: John F. Kennedy's Courting of African Nationalist Leaders and editor of Religion and the Cold War: A Global Perspective.

Table of Contents

1. Relations with Conservative African States (1945-62)
2. Relations with Radical African States (1957-62)
3. Czechoslovak Arms Exports to Africa (1954-68)
4. Czechoslovak Aviation Assistance to Africa (1960-68)
5. The Decline of Czechoslovak Influence in Africa (1962-68)

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