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External Mission : The ANC in Exile, 1960-1990

By: Ellis, Stephen.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2013Description: 1 online resource (624 p.).ISBN: 9780199365296.Subject(s): African National Congress -- History | Anti-apartheid movements -- South Africa -- History | Government, Resistance to -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century | South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1948-1994Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: External Mission : The ANC in Exile, 1960-1990DDC classification: 324.26808309045 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Copyright page; Contents; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Resisting apartheid; Securing a mandate; The formation of Umkhonto we Sizwe; Preparing for war; Rivonia; Chapter One Call to Arms; Taking stock; Kongwa; Security networks; The Rhodesian campaign; The Hani memorandum; Chapter Two The External Mission; Morogoro; The struggle continues; Dissidents; Factionalism; The frontline emerges; Chapter Three The Party Triumphant; The ANC's strategy review; Pretoria's total strategy; Sanctions; Chapter Four New Strategies; Security, bureaucracy, ideology; Corruption
ShishitaMkatashinga; Infiltration; Chapter Five The Grinding Stone; The township risings; Kabwe; The new international context; Operation Vula; The security question; Chapter Six War Among the People; Towards civil war; Crooks and spooks; Unbanning: the war's climax; Reconciliation of a special type; Chapter Seven Homecoming; Waging war; Interpreting the past; Explanations; Chapter Eight Perspectives; Appendix: A Note on Method; Acknowledgements; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Footnote
Summary: Nelson Mandela's release from prison in February 1990 was one of the most memorable moments of recent decades. It came a few days after the removal of the ban on the African National Congress; founded a century ago and outlawed in 1960, it had transferred its headquarters abroad and opened what it termed an External Mission. For the thirty years following its banning, the ANC had fought relentlessly against the apartheid state. Finally voted into office in 1994, the ANC today regards its armed struggle as the central plank of its legitimacy. External Mission is the first study of the ANC's per
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Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Copyright page; Contents; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Resisting apartheid; Securing a mandate; The formation of Umkhonto we Sizwe; Preparing for war; Rivonia; Chapter One Call to Arms; Taking stock; Kongwa; Security networks; The Rhodesian campaign; The Hani memorandum; Chapter Two The External Mission; Morogoro; The struggle continues; Dissidents; Factionalism; The frontline emerges; Chapter Three The Party Triumphant; The ANC's strategy review; Pretoria's total strategy; Sanctions; Chapter Four New Strategies; Security, bureaucracy, ideology; Corruption

ShishitaMkatashinga; Infiltration; Chapter Five The Grinding Stone; The township risings; Kabwe; The new international context; Operation Vula; The security question; Chapter Six War Among the People; Towards civil war; Crooks and spooks; Unbanning: the war's climax; Reconciliation of a special type; Chapter Seven Homecoming; Waging war; Interpreting the past; Explanations; Chapter Eight Perspectives; Appendix: A Note on Method; Acknowledgements; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Footnote

Nelson Mandela's release from prison in February 1990 was one of the most memorable moments of recent decades. It came a few days after the removal of the ban on the African National Congress; founded a century ago and outlawed in 1960, it had transferred its headquarters abroad and opened what it termed an External Mission. For the thirty years following its banning, the ANC had fought relentlessly against the apartheid state. Finally voted into office in 1994, the ANC today regards its armed struggle as the central plank of its legitimacy. External Mission is the first study of the ANC's per

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Stephen Ellis is the author of groundbreaking books on the ANC, the Liberian Civil War, religion and politics in Africa, and the history of Madagascar. He is Professor of Social Sciences at the Free University, Amsterdam.

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