Southern african liberation struggles : new local, regional and global perspectives
- edited by Hilary Sapire and Chris Saunders.
- [Cape Town] : UCT Press, 2013.
- Physical description
- xii, 316 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- The intersection of violent and nonviolent strategies in the South African liberation struggle-- Muslims of northern Mozambique and the liberation movements-- The Pan Africanist congress in Basutoland, c. 1962 - 1965-- The African National Congress underground in Swaziland during the reign of King Sobhuza II, c.1975-1982-- Morogoro and after: the continuing crisis in the African National Congress of South Africa in Zambia-- The African National Congress, its radio, its allies and exile-- 'the spy' and the camp: SWAPO in Lubango, Angola, 1980 1989-- Site of struggle: the Freedom Park Fracas and the divisive legacy of South Africa's border war/liberation struggle-- National liberation and international solidarity: anatomy of a special relationship-- The 1970s: the anti-apartheid movement's difficult decade-- Black british solidarity with the anti-apartheid struggle-- Activism in Britain for Namibian independence: the Namibia support committee.
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- Publisher's Summary
- Probing beyond the heroic portrayals of armed struggles and nationalist resistance, this collection of essays illustrates the intertwined histories of Southern African liberation struggles and those of regional and international solidarity movements, beginning in the 1960s through the establishment of a non-racial democracy in South Africa in 1994. As this collection seeks to present more nuanced accounts of the solidarity movements that flourished alongside the liberation and exile movements -- such as the British-based Anti-Apartheid Movement -- it draws together internal and external struggles in exile. Unique and detailed, it offers new insights into the relationships that exiles and guerrillas developed with host societies and solidarity organisations, both within the southern African region and in the United Kingdom.
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