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Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991 (Hardback)
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Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991 (Hardback)

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Hardback 736 Pages / Published: 30/11/2013
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Piero Gleijeses uses archival sources, particularly from the United States, South Africa, and the closed Cuban archives, to provide an unprecedented international history of this important theater of the late Cold War.

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9781469609683
Number of pages: 736
Weight: 1111 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 46 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A comprehensive, informative account.--"Journal of Latin American Studies"

A masterful scholarly inquiry.--Noam Chomsky, "Truthout"

"Visions of Freedom" should stand as a standard reference for any examination of the hot wars in Africa.--"Hispanic American Historical Review"

A multi-level analysis and international search for documentary sources woven into a detailed narrative.--Military History


Well researched and presented in an organized manner. . . . An excellent work and will serve as a standard textbook on the southern African Cold War for a long time.--Journal of the North Carolina Association of Historians


Visions of Freedom should stand as a standard reference for any examination of the hot wars in Africa.--Hispanic American Historical Review


Gleijeses's eminently readable work is a major contribution to the historiography of the Cold War on one of its lesser-known fronts; it is diplomatic history at its finest and at its most compelling.--International Affairs


An extraordinary feat of scholarship that is painstakingly researched, cogently argued, and beautifully written. . . . This remarkable book provides a unique window on the processes of decolonization and the Cold War in Southern Africa. It will be an invaluable resource for scholars, students, and libraries for years to come.--H-Diplo Roundtable Review


A masterful scholarly inquiry.--Noam Chomsky, Truthout


Provides a mirror that allows Americans, Cubans (and Russians) to see another reflection of their true self in the context of their foreign policy tussle in Africa.--Dissident Voice


Gleijeses's massively researched and provocative study of the complex relationship between Cuba, the United States, and South Africa enhances his reputation as one of the leading scholars of international relations.--Journal of American History


A comprehensive, informative account.--Journal of Latin American Studies


Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above.--Choice

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