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  • Battle for Angola

    Battle for Angola
    av Al J. Venter

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059025

    Following the publication of Al Venter’s successful Portugal’s Guerrilla Wars in Africa - shortlisted by the New York Military Affairs Symposium's Arthur Goodzeit Book Award for 2013 - he delves still further into the troubled history of…

  • Angola at the Crossroads

    Angola at the Crossroads
    av Dr Rui Santos Verde

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755606733

    Angola is the third largest economy in Sub-Saharan Africa and plans to accede to the Commonwealth. However, it is poised at a crossroads between a past marked by civil war and corruption and a future of potential economic development. This book exam…

  • Njinga of Angola

    Njinga of Angola
    av Linda M. Heywood

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237445

    “The fascinating story of arguably the greatest queen in sub-Saharan African history, who surely deserves a place in the pantheon of revolutionary world leaders.” —Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Though largely unknown in the West, the seve…

  • War of Intervention in Angola, Volume 4

    War of Intervention in Angola, Volume 4
    av Adrien Fontanellaz

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059254

    War of Intervention in Angola, Volume 4, continues the coverage of the operational history of the Angolan Air Force and Air Defence Force (FAPA/DAA) as told by Angolan and Cuban sources, in the period 1985-1988. Many accounts of this conflict - bett…

  • Governing in the Shadows

    Governing in the Shadows

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787385740

    This book traces three decades of securitisation in Angola. As a governing strategy during war and peacetime, it muted the aspirations of those on opposing sides, distorted the state, emboldened elites and redefined the identity of Angolans. Through…

  • Rebels and Robbers. Violence in Post-colonial Angola

    Rebels and Robbers. Violence in Post-colonial Angola
    av Assis Malaquias

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789171065803

    Rebels and Robbers is about the political economy of violence in post-colonial Angola. This book provides the first comprehensive attempt at analyzing how the military and non-military dynamics of more than four decades of conflict created the struc…

  • (Post)Colonial Histories

    (Post)Colonial Histories

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783837634792

    The documentary My heart of Darkness (Sweden 2011) tells the story of a South-African paratrooper returning to Angola: Facing former enemies, he tries to regain mental health and reconciliation. The film marks the stepping-stone for this volume: The…

  • Intonations

    av Marissa J. Moorman

    Övrigt - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821418246

    Intonations tells the story of how Angola’s urban residents in the late colonial period (roughly 1945–74) used music to talk back to their colonial oppressors and, more importantly, to define what it meant to be Angolan and what they hop…

  • CIA and British Mercenaries in Angola, 1975-1976

    CIA and British Mercenaries in Angola, 1975-1976
    av Stephen Rookes

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059063

    The 1974 Carnation Revolution came as a blessing for independence movements in Portugal's African colonies: Angola, Mozambique and Portuguese Guinea. As had been the case in a number of sub-Saharan countries suddenly finding themselves free of the c…

  • The Society of Reluctant Dreamers

    The Society of Reluctant Dreamers
    av Jose Eduardo Agualusa

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787300552

    While swimming in the clear blue waters of the Rainbow Hotel, Daniel Benchimol finds a waterproof camera, floating seemingly lost in the sea. He goes on to discover that the camera belongs to Moira, a Mozambican artist famous for a series of photos…

  • War of Intervention in Angola

    War of Intervention in Angola
    av Adrien Fontanellaz

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628194

    As of 1975, the decades long insurgency in Angola appeared to be short of its conclusion. However, with no less than three major insurgent movements fighting for supremacy, the war went on and then South Africa, USA, the Soviet Union, Zaire and Cuba…

  • Empire in Africa

    Empire in Africa
    av Professor David Birmingham

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780896802483

    The dark years of European fascism left their indelible mark on Africa. As late as the 1970s, Angola was still ruled by white autocrats, whose dictatorship was eventually overthrown by black nationalists who had never experienced either the rule of…

  • Contested Power in Angola, 1840s to the Present

    Contested Power in Angola, 1840s to the Present
    av Linda Heywood

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580460637

    Contested Power in Angola, 1840s to the Present argues that the Ovimbundu of central Angola have been key players in the history of modern Angola. The work focuses on the tensions between the centralising forces of the state and the pull of local, r…

  • Death in São Tomé

    Death in São Tomé
    av Birgitta Lagerström

    e-bok - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789198082555

    The young Gloria is brutally murdered in São Tomé, where she recently has moved with her husband. Is he the killer? Gloria was born in Angola and had been working at the Swedish Embassy in Luanda. The murder is shocking for the aid workers, and Sara…

  • Ratels on the Lomba

    Ratels on the Lomba
    av Leopold Scholtz

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911512875

    Charlie Squadron – the iron fist of the South African Defense Force’s 61 Mechanised Battalion Group – led the way on 3 October 1987 during the climactic battle on the Lomba River in Southern Angola. Not only were they up against a…

  • In the Name of the People

    In the Name of the People
    av Lara Pawson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784535216

    On 27th May 1977, a small demonstration against the MPLA, the ruling party of Angola - led to the slaughter of thousands, if not tens of thousands, of people. These dreadful reprisals are little talked of in Angola today - and virtually unknown outs…

  • Manhood, Morality & the Transformation of Angolan Society

    Manhood, Morality & the Transformation of Angolan Society
    av John Spall

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847012500

    Between 1975 and 2002 Angola underwent a very destructive civil war, in which much of the non-elite male population was conscripted into one or other of the contending armies, the country urbanised very rapidly, and colonial-era political and moral…

  • The Angola Prison Seminary

    The Angola Prison Seminary
    av Michael Hallett

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815351733

    Corrections officials faced with rising populations and shrinking budgets have increasingly welcomed "faith-based" providers offering services at no cost to help meet the needs of inmates. Drawing from three years of on-site research, this book util…

  • Into the Mouth of the Lion

    Into the Mouth of the Lion
    av A. B. Kyazze

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789651133

    Angola, 2002. In the last days of a vicious civil war, it is a dangerous landscape rife with rebel soldiers, landmines, corruption and deception. A suspicious explosion kills a beloved nurse, while another humanitarian worker goes missing. Lena Rodr…

  • Historical Dictionary of Angola

    Historical Dictionary of Angola
    av W. Martin James

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538111222

    Angola, slowly recovering from a twenty-seven year civil war, is becoming a regional super-power in southern Africa. This rise can be attributed to oil, diamonds, a battle-tested armed forces and a political system that is dominated by one party &nd…

  • Crude Existence

    Crude Existence
    av Kristin Reed

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520258228

    After decades of civil war and instability, the African country of Angola is experiencing a spectacular economic boom thanks to its most valuable natural resource: oil. But oil extraction - both on and offshore - is a toxic remedy for the country's…

  • Aid Policy in War-Torn Countries

    Aid Policy in War-Torn Countries
    av Mafalda Duarte

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761824091

    The dynamics in the international system have led to aid policy shifts from just relief assistance towards attempts to support development in emergency situations. Aid Policy in War-Torn Countries deals with the dilemma of whether development can be…

  • Transculturation and Resistance in Lusophone African Narrative

    Transculturation and Resistance in Lusophone African Narrative
    av Phyllis Peres

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813014920

    This volume analyses the works of four prominent Angolan fiction writers - Luanduino Vieira, Unanhenga Xitu, Pepetela, and Manuel Rui. Applying a postcolonial perspective, Peres provides a critique of their socio-cultural context and examines the pr…

  • Portugal's Guerrilla Wars in Africa

    Portugal's Guerrilla Wars in Africa
    av Al J Venter

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294307

    Nominated for the NYMAS Arthur Goodzeit Book Award 2013Portugal's three wars in Africa in Angola, Mozambique and Portuguese Guinea (Guiné-Bissau today) lasted almost 13 years - longer than the United States Army fought in Vietnam. Yet they ar…

  • Angola

    av S. Weigert

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230117778

    This study is the first comprehensive assessment of warfare in Angola to cover all three phases of the nation's modern history: the anti-colonial struggle, the Cold War phase, and the post-Cold War era. It also covers, in detail, the final phase of…

  • Battle on the Lomba 1987

    Battle on the Lomba 1987
    av David Mannall

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777442

    The climactic death-throes of Soviet Communism during the 1980s included a last-gasp attempt at strategic franchise expansion in Southern Africa. Channeled through Castro's Cuba, oil-rich Angolan armed forces (FAPLA) received billions of dollars of…

  • Battle for Cassinga

    Battle for Cassinga
    av Mike McWilliams

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866847

    Battle for Cassinga is the first-hand account by a South African paratrooper who was involved in the 1978 assault on the Angolan headquarters of PLAN, SWAPO’s armed wing. The battle, although a resounding success, suffered setbacks which could…

  • The South African Defence Forces in the Border War 1966-1989

    The South African Defence Forces in the Border War 1966-1989
    av Leopold Scholtz

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909982765

    The SADF in the Border War 1966-1989 offers the first comprehensive analysis of the South African Defence Force's role in the Border War in Namibia and Angola since the end of this conflict in 1989. It investigates the causes of the Border War and f…

  • A Political History of the Civil War in Angola, 1974-1990

    A Political History of the Civil War in Angola, 1974-1990

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412815062

    When Portugal's colonial rule in Angola ended in 1974, three liberation groups-UNITA (National Union for the Total Independence of Angola), FNLA (National Front for the Liberation of Angola), and MPLA (Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola)-…

  • Postcolonial Portuguese Migration to Angola

    Postcolonial Portuguese Migration to Angola
    av Lisa Akesson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319730516

    Grounded in extensive and original ethnographic fieldwork, this book makes a novel contribution to migration studies by examining a European labour migration to the Global South, namely contemporary Portuguese migration to Angola in a postcolonial c…

  • Assessment of development results

    Assessment of development results
    av United Nations Development Programme

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789211263640

    This report presents an independent evaluation managed by the Evaluation Office of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Angola in 2012. It assesses UNDP's overall contribution to the development of the country over the most recent prog…

  • Portuguese Dragoons, 1966-1974

    Portuguese Dragoons, 1966-1974
    av John P. Cann

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866281

    Between 1961 and 1974 Portugal fought a war to retain its African colonies of Angola, Guinea-Bissau, and Mozambique. Collectively known as the Campaigns for Africa, the origin of the conflict stems from the post-World War II atmosphere of nationalis…

  • Historical Dictionary of Angola

    Historical Dictionary of Angola
    av Susan H. Broadhead

    Häftad - 1992 - ISBN: 9780810825321

    Although this Dictionary builds on Phyllis Martin's excellent first edition (Scarecrow, 1980), it is in many respects a new edition, reorganized, expanded, and updated. Includes a comprehensive introduction to the history of Angola; a detailed chron…

  • Kissinger, Angola and US-African Foreign Policy

    Kissinger, Angola and US-African Foreign Policy

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781032091006

    Analysing US foreign policy towards Angola during the Ford administration, this book provides an intriguing insight into one of the most avoidable and unfortunate episodes in Cold War history and explores the impact on Henry Kissinger’s much v…

  • The Last Hot Battle of the Cold War

    The Last Hot Battle of the Cold War
    av Peter Polack

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612001951

    As the Soviet Union teetered on the edge of collapse during the late 1980s, and America prepared to claim its victory, a bloody war still raged in Southern Africa, where forces from both sides vied for control of Angola. The result was the largest b…

  • Angola

    av Mike Stead

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784770242

    This new third edition of Bradt's Angola remains the only dedicated English-language guide to this increasingly popular southern African nation. Thoroughly updated, it includes full practical and background information, everything you need to know a…

  • Striking Inside Angola with 32 Battalion

    Striking Inside Angola with 32 Battalion
    av Marius Scheepers

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909384699

    Join 'The Terrible Ones' on clandestine operations and in conventional warfare during the harsh bush war that raged through southern Angola in the 1980s. The conflict ended with the last major battle of the Cold War, one of the largest land battles…