Rhodesia's Unilateral Declaration of Independence: An International History

Rhodesia's Unilateral Declaration of Independence: An International History

by C. Watts



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403979070
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/11/2012
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 315
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Carl Peter Watts completed his doctoral thesis on Rhodesia's UDI at the University of Birmingham, UK, where he taught modern history and war studies. He has also taught at several universities in the American Midwest. Dr. Watts is currently a Research Fellow in the Centre for Imperial and Postcolonial Studies at the University of Southampton, UK and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He has published his research on various aspects of the Rhodesian crisis in journals such as Diplomatic History, The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, and Twentieth Century British History.

Table of Contents

The Rhodesian Crisis in International History and International Relation 'Cudgelling themselves numb.' Anglo-Rhodesian Negotiations and the Search for a Settlement 'A classic strategic blunder'. The Failure of British Deterrent and Coercive Strategies 'Moments of tension and drama.' Britain, Rhodesia and the Commonwealth Prime Ministers Meetings 'A concert of convenience.' Britain, Rhodesia and the Old Commonwealth 'An essential part of our co-operation in world affairs.' Anglo-American Relations and Rhodesia Preventing a 'Red Army in Blue Berets'? The Rhodesian Problem at the United Nations Reflections on the Rhodesian Crisis

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