Foreign Intervention in Africa: From the Cold War to the War on Terror

Foreign Intervention in Africa: From the Cold War to the War on Terror

by Elizabeth Schmidt


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ISBN-13: 9780521882385
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/25/2013
Series: New Approaches to African History Series , #7
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth Schmidt is Professor of History at Loyola University Maryland. She is the author of Cold War and Decolonization in Guinea, 1946�958 (2007), which received the African Politics Conference Group's 2008 Best Book Award, and Mobilizing the Masses: Gender, Ethnicity, and Class in the Nationalist Movement in Guinea, 1939�958 (2005), which received Alpha Sigma Nu's book award for history in 2008. Her 1992 book, Peasants, Traders, and Wives: Shona Women in the History of Zimbabwe, 1870�939, was awarded a special mention in the Alpha Sigma Nu book competition for history, was a finalist for the African Studies Association's Herskovits Award and was named by Choice an �utstanding Academic Book' for 1994.

Table of Contents

Foreword William Minter; Acknowledgments; Illustrations list; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Nationalism, decolonization, and the Cold War (1945-91); 2. Egypt and Algeria: radical nationalism, nonalignment, and external intervention in North Africa (1952-73); 3. The Congo crisis (1960-5); 4. War and decolonization in Portugal's African empire (1961-75); 5. White minority rule in Southern Africa (1960-90); 6. Conflict in the Horn (1952-93); 7. France's private African domain (1947-91); 8. From the Cold War to the War on Terror (1991-2010); Conclusion; Index.

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