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In Different Times: The War for Southern Africa, 1966-1989

Author :  Ian van der Waag & Albert Grundlingh (eds)

Product Details

  • Country South Africa
  • Publisher African Sund Media (Sun Press), South Africa
  • ISBN9781928480341
  • FormatPaperBack
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Year of Publication2019
  • Bib. Infoxii, 354p. Includes Index
  • Product Weight700 gms.
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Product Description

This is the first attempt to bring together diverse scholars, using different lenses, to study South Africa’s Border War. As a book, it is critical in approach, provides deeper reflection, and focuses specifically on the SADF experience of the war. The result is a more complex picture of the war’s dynamics and its legacies. Although South Africa is a vastly different country today, the study of the Border War opens a range of questions, also relevant to contemporary deployments such as in Lesotho (1998) and the Central African Republic (2013). It includes the debate on participation in foreign conflicts; on the deployment, design and preparation of appropriate, modern armed forces and their use as foreign policy instruments in far-off theatres; on military planning; and, as the historical controversies regarding the battles at Cuito Cuanavale and Bangui illustrate, on the interface between foreign campaigning and domestic politics.

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