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Namibia"s liberation struggle

the two-edged sword

by Colin Leys

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Published by J. Curry, Ohio University Press in London, Athens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • SWAPO -- History.,
  • Guerrilla warfare -- Namibia.,
  • Namibia -- Politics and government -- 1946-1990.,
  • Namibia -- Politics and government -- 1990-.,
  • South Africa -- History, Military -- 1961-.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementColin Leys & John S. Saul ; with contributions by Susan Brown ... [et al.].
    ContributionsSaul, John S., Brown, Susan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT1645 .L48 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 212 p. :
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22189256M
    ISBN 100821411039, 0821411047
    LC Control Number94-8024

    It took twenty-three years of armed struggle before Namibia could gain its independence from South Africa in March Swapo’s victory was remarkable in the face of an overwhelmingly superior enemy. How this came about, and at what cost, is the subject of this outstanding study that is based on unpublished documents and extensive interviews with a large range of the key activists in the. Book Review - Armed Liberation Struggle. Part 2 describes the South Africa's military strategies in Namibia and its external aggressions.

    Early chaplain ministries in Namibia: Witbooi's Commando Church, German "Schutztruppe", Herero Refugees in Botswana, South African Chaplain services during two world wars, chaplain services during the Liberation Struggle. God and independence, theological basis for a National Chaplain Services, the need for chaplaincy.   Armed Liberation Struggle: Some Accounts of PLAN ’s Combat Operations (Windhoek: Gamsberg Macmillan, ). Namhila, Ellen Ndeshi. The Price of Freedom (Windhoek: New Namibia Books, ). Nathanael, Keshiii Pelao. A Journey to Exile. The Story of a Namibian Freedom Fighter (Aberystwyth: Sosiumi Press, ). Ndlovu, : Chris Saunders.

    A CABINET decision, which directed that certain jobs be reserved for "children of the liberation struggle", is illegal and should be reversed, The Namibian has learnt. Namibia recently conducted its sixth elections since its independence in It was expected that the South West Africa People’s Organisation (SWAPO), a former liberation movement and dominant actor in the country’s politics, would win the election. It won. That was a given, but not the margin of electoral victory in one of Africa’s youngest [ ].


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How this came about, and at what cost, is the subject of this outstanding study that is based on unpublished documents and extensive interviews with a large range of the key activists in the.

This volume takes stock of emerging trends in the country's political culture since independence. The contributions, mainly by authors from Namibia and Southern Africa who supported the anti-colonial movements, critically explore the achieve-ments and shortcomings that have been part of liberation in Namibia.

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of the Namibian children of the liberation struggle at the Berg Aukas camp in Grootfontein in the Otjozondjupa Region. Data were collected by means of in-depth interviews with the Namibian Children of the Liberation Struggle and analysed by means of a case -and content-oriented Size: KB.

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The Namibian liberation struggle against South African rule, –, can be looked at as an information war rather than a military conflict.

The author has previous elaborated a model that incorporates information and communication activity by both contestants in such struggles, at their command centres, in the field and in the by: 1.

This book is the product of a research project conceived in August during Namibia's transition to independence. It was clear then that the fact that Namibians had been forced to fight a year war in order to achieve their independence had marked profoundly both the country's main liberation movement, the South West African People's Organization (SWAPO), and the emerging Namibian.

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The Apartheid authorities had no problem with banning political parties, trade unions and ethnic bodies. This book is must reading for those going to Namibia who want to learn more about Namibia's recent history, particularly the liberation struggle and all the various parties involved in it.

You'll learn a lot about church influence, how SWAPO leveraged the international community, about tribes in Namibia, re SWAPO's treatment of Namibians in 5/5(1). These 9 volumes are the most comprehensive historical record of the liberation struggles in southern Africa.

Comprising million words in 5, pages, they record interviews with liberation fighters and supporters in the Frontline states and the extraordinary sacrifices they made so. This book is must reading for those going to Namibia who want to learn more about Namibia's recent history, particularly the liberation struggle and all the various parties involved in it.

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This book has explored the issues surrounding the dynamics of the roles, experiences and representation of women during and after the struggle for liberation, focusing closely on the questions of power, gender, sexuality, equality and emancipation.

It showed that women actively participated in the liberation struggle. A list of what we believe are the best guide books, novels, coffee table books and travel writing about Namibia. A list of what we believe are the best guide books, novels, coffee table books and travel writing about Namibia.

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Namibia's liberation struggle: the two-edged sword. [Colin Leys; John S Saul; Susan Brown] -- Not a history of the year struggle by the South West African People's Organization to free Namibia from the rule of South Africa, but a study of how that struggle impacted the liberation .One is a general history of that struggle, one focuses on the Cuban role, and another on the role of the United Nations.

There is a memoir by someone who turned against the main liberation Author: Christopher Saunders.