The Foreign Policy of the GDR in Africa

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Cambridge University Press, 2009 M11 5 - 312 pages
In this book Gareth Winrow provides a comprehensive account in English of East German foreign policy towards Africa since the early 1950s. He challenges the view of the GDR's role in Africa as solely that of a proxy for the Soviet Union.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 The development of GDR relations with Africa in the prerecognition period
33
3 The GDR in Africa in the 1970s
85
4 East German militarysecurity involvement in Africa
121
5 East German economic relations with Africa
152
6 The GDR in Africa in the 1980s
187
7 Conclusion
217
Notes
228
Select bibliography
266
Index
277
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