The Soviet Union in the Horn of Africa
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BeschreibungThis is an attempt to address the paradoxes of Soviet behaviour in the Horn of Africa.
InhaltsverzeichnisList of maps; List of tables; Preface; List of abbreviations; Note on transliteration of Russian words; Introduction; 1. From intervention to disengagement: a framework; Part I. Motivational Aspects: 2. The evolution of a Soviet interest; 3. Entering the 1970s: the Soviet disposition; Part II. The Horn of Opportunity: 4. The budding alliance: Marx, Lenin and Mohammed; 5. The Ethiopian revolution and the quest for a Pax Sovietica; 6. war, realignment and the enforcement of proletarian internationalism; Conclusion; 7. Soviet power without influence?; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Pressestimmen"[Patman's] extensive and skillful use of Soviet primary sources provides new insights into Moscow's policy of 'calculated opportunism.'" Supported by 60 pages of notes and a 20-page bibliography, this authoritative and well-written work will be indispensable to readers interested in Soviet policy toward the Third World." Choice
Untertitel: 'Soviet and East European Studi'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2008
Seitenanzahl: 432 Seiten