Beggar Your Neighbours
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368 Pages

23.4 x 15.6 cm

3 line illus.

Imprint: James Currey

Beggar Your Neighbours

Apartheid Power in Southern Africa

by Joseph Hanlon

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Analyses how South Africa's apartheid regime controlled neighbouring states beyond its own borders through invasion, disruption to fuel suplies, attempted assassination and the backing dissident groups.
Joseph Hanlon pieces together the details of apartheid South Africa's military attacks on its neighbours, and relates them to the control the apartheid system exercises thorugh its economic power and control of the transport system in the region.

North America: Indiana U Press
"Basil Davidson has said that the great value of his books ... is that they sheer through the veils of deceit and deception beyond which, till lately, Pretoria has sought to achieve its aims." NEW SOCIETY
"A unique approach differentiates this extremely timely book from all the other new books on South Africa...Both academic and public libraries should have this." LIBRARY JOURNAL
"...comprehensive in its coverage, exacting in its standards of description and interpretation and almost faultless in its use of source material and existing literature of the subject...an ideal guide to the informed and uninformed alike." ANTI-APARTHEID NEWS
"...presents much evidence to show how ruthlessly and effectively the South African government has been in deploying its military and economic superiority to neutralize the capacity of the neighbouring states to combat apartheid." NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS
"...a sensitivity and awareness of the subtle differences which dictate the degree of resistance to South Africa's policies that various countries can afford." THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT

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9780852553053

January 1986

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Title Details

368 Pages

2.34 x 1.56 cm

3 line illus.

Imprint: James Currey