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Soviet policy in West Africa.

Robert Legvold

Soviet policy in West Africa.

by Robert Legvold

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Africa, West,
    • Africa, West -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [349]-357.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT476.5 .L37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 372 p.
      Number of Pages372
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4452967M
      ISBN 100674827759
      LC Control Number79115477

      The book definitively resolves two central questions regarding Cuba's policy motivations and its relationship to the Soviet Union when Castro astounded and outraged Washington by sending thousands of soldiers into the Angolan civil conflict. Based on Cuban, U.S. and South African documents and interviews, the book concludes that. The contributing authors, heavyweights in Iranian studies, international relations or both, have done more than draw on their past works or peddle pet theories. They have taken the trouble to dig out new facts and to subject many generally accepted versions of American and Soviet policy to extensive and often sharp criticism. A stimulating and valuable book.

      The title is a catch-all for a group of papers delivered at the World Congress for Soviet and East European Studies held in In most of them the authors write along lines similar to what they have written elsewhere (e.g., George Kennan on the nuclear peril, Gerhard Wettig on strategic problems in Europe, Heinz Timmermann on Eurocommunism), but the general quality is high .   Ukraine gained its independence in , when the Soviet Union was dissolved and former Soviet republics became sovereign states. Since that time Ukraine started its own policy, with the Ukrainian point of view on history, international relations, and politics differing greatly from the Russian perspective. But during the Cold War period.

      Between East and West: The Cold War's legacy in Africa 'Red Africa': From a generation of cinematographers to the end of apartheid - Africa, Cuba and the Soviet : Ana Naomi de Sousa. aimed at stopping Soviet propaganda in the West, while the latter four focus on offensive tactics used to promote accurate information and democratic messages to the USSR and beyond. The conclusion features a deeper examination of the difference between modern Russian propaganda and its Soviet Size: 1MB.


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Synopsis This is a study of Soviet policy in six West African countries: Ghana, Guinea, the Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, and Senegal. Robert Legvold analyzes the awakening of Soviet Interest in sub-Saharan Africa and the growth, problems, and influences of the Soviet involvement from Ghana's independence in to Author: Robert Legvold.

Soviet Policy in West Africa (). Matusevich, Maxim. "Revisiting the Soviet Moment in Sub-Saharan Africa" History Compass. () 7#5 pp Mazov, Sergey. A Distant Front in the Cold War: The USSR in West Africa and the Congo, – (). Meredith, Martin. The Fate of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence ().

This is a study of Soviet policy in six West African countries: Ghana, Guinea, the Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, and Senegal. Robert Legvold analyzes the awakening of Soviet Interest in sub-Saharan Africa and the growth, problems, and influences of the Soviet involvement from Ghana's independence in to This is a study of Soviet policy in six West African countries: Ghana, Guinea, the Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, and Senegal.

Robert Legvold analyzes the awakening of Soviet Interest in sub-Saharan Africa and the growth, problems, and influences of the Soviet involvement from Soviet policy in West Africa.

book independence in to Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Legvold, Robert. Soviet policy in West Africa. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) A Distant Front in the Cold War reveals West Africa as a significant site of Cold War conflict in the late s and early s.

Although the region avoided the extreme tensions of the standoff in Eastern Europe or in the Cuban missile crisis, it nevertheless offers a vivid example of political, economic, and propagandistic rivalry between the U.S.

and the USSR. According to Soviet Marxist–Leninist theorists, the basic character of Soviet foreign policy was set forth in Vladimir Lenin's Decree on Peace, adopted by the Second Congress of Soviets in November It set forth the dual nature of Soviet foreign policy, which encompasses both proletarian internationalism and peaceful the one hand, proletarian.

Written by Soviet politics and international relations specialist Igho Natufe, Soviet Policy in Africa offers a critical analysis of Soviet and Western foreign policies that presents a balanced perspective on the understanding and evolution of Soviet ideology and politics. Using on extensive research, Natufe traces the evolution of Soviet foreign policy from through Author: O.

Igho Natufe. The State of Soviet Knowledge of Africa before In the late s the Soviets, under Nikita Khruschev, began to foster stronger ties with Africans, beginning with Egypt, Ghana and Guinea.

The Soviet public was exposed to the idea of internationalism, and African-American singer Paul Robeson was a well-known figure in the country. In FebruaryLondon’s Calvert 22 will be reopening following renovation and launching a new seasonal programme: Red Africa.

Red Africa (running from 4 February – 3 April ) will explore the legacy of the cultural exchanges between Africa, the Soviet Union and related countries during the Cold War. Editorial Reviews. Those who tried to track the intricacies of Soviet policy in the Horn forty years ago, as well as those interested today in the ways in which the Cold War played out in Africa, will find Radoslav A.

Yordanov’s book Pages: It concentrates on how planning for the contingency of a world war shapes and distorts Soviet policy while producing a military posture and structure of forces that appear to.

Page vii - The chief repositories are the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace at Stanford University, and the Hoover Library at West Branch, Iowa. Appears in 41 books from References to this book. @article{osti_, title = {Interest representation in soviet policymaking: A case study of a West Siberian energy coalition}, author = {Chung, H.}, abstractNote = {Dr.

Chung examines a little-known facet of Soviet decision making - pressure group politics and policy formation. He focuses on the ''pro-Siberian'' forces involved with the development of energy resources in.

Documents reveal Moscow found itself in the Horn of Africa not by imposition but by invitation During the Cold War, the Soviet Union perceived the countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America as the future reserves of socialism, holding the key to the ultimate victory over the forces of the “imperialist West.”.

@article{osti_, title = {Soviet military doctrine and Western security policy}, author = {Flynn, G.}, abstractNote = {The late s and early s witnessed an unprecedented polarization of Western political and analytical opinion about the Soviet military and how policy should adapt to the emergence of parity between the superpowers.

Download free Changes in Soviet Policy Towards the West ePub eBook. Read the full-text online edition of The Conduct of Soviet Foreign Policy (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Conduct of Soviet Foreign Policy. The Conduct of Soviet Foreign Policy. By Erik P. Hoffmann, Frederic J.

Fleron Jr. The Soviet Union and the West. From eastern Europe to west Africa to the Middle East how cities in the developing world were built by the Soviet bloc Owen Hatherley Fri 3 Jan EST Last modified on Tue 7 Jan Author: Owen Hatherley.

Beginning in the early s, the Soviet regime proclaimed a policy of détente and sought increased economic cooperation and disarmament negotiations with the West. However, the Soviet stance on human rights and its invasion of Afghanistan in created new tensions between the two countries.

Radoslav A. Yordanov, The Soviet Union and the Horn of Africa during the Cold War: Between Ideology andMD: Lexington Books, pp. $ Editor's Note: This forum brings together six experts on Soviet policy toward the Third World to take part in forum about a book recently published in the Harvard Cold War Studies Book Series, The .There is little doubt that, both before and after World War II, Soviet policy in Africa was to a large extent dictated and motivated by the interests of the Soviet state itself.

It is equally obvious, however, that Soviet assistance and its confrontation with the West where Africa’s colonial powers belonged did make a difference for the.Russia Woos the Arabs The Soviet Union and the Middle East.

by Walter Z. Laqueur. Praeger. pp. $ Of the many lessons Walter Laqueur’s remarkable new book contains, perhaps the most significant is the demonstration that only through the most careful, almost pedantic assembling of details can we perceive the broad lines of political development.

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