Post-colonial Nation-building and Southern African Liberation: Tanzania and the Break of Diplomatic Relations with the United Kingdom, 1965–1968

@article{Pallotti2009PostcolonialNA,
  title={Post-colonial Nation-building and Southern African Liberation: Tanzania and the Break of Diplomatic Relations with the United Kingdom, 1965–1968},
  author={Arrigo Pallotti},
  journal={African Historical Review},
  year={2009},
  volume={41},
  pages={60 - 84}
}
  • A. Pallotti
  • Published 1 November 2009
  • Political Science, History
  • African Historical Review
Abstract On 15 December 1965 Tanzania broke off diplomatic relations with the United Kingdom (UK) because of Harold Wilson's policy towards Rhodesia's Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI). Although Tanzanian president Julius Nyerere took this course of action to comply with a resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Organisation of African Unity, he made the support for Rhodesian independence a central pillar of Tanzania's nation-building project. Since 1967 human dignity, African… 
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