Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics: South Africa and

Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics: South Africa and Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics argues that as much as the Congo crisis was a Cold War battleground, so too was it a battleground for Southern Africa s decolonisation This book provides a transnational history of African decolonisation, apartheid diplomacy, and Southern African nationalist movements It answers three central questions First, what was the nature of South African involvement in the Congo crisis Second, what was the rationale for this involvement Third, how did South Africans perceive the crisis Innovatively, the book shifts the focus on the Congo crisis away from Cold War intervention and centres it around African decolonisation and regional geopolitics

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