Reconceptualising localised Cold Wars in southern Africa

  title={Reconceptualising localised Cold Wars in southern Africa},
  author={Mitchell Yates and Drew Cottle},
This article aims to examine how localised conditions contributed to the shaping and maintenance of the Cold War in southern Africa during the last three decades of the Cold War. In particular, its focus is on the period 1961 – 1989, during which ‘brushfre’ conficts erupted in the Portuguese colonial territories of Angola and Mozambique, in Rhodesia (and later Zimbabwe), South-West Africa (now Namibia) and the Republic of South Africa. The result of colonisation and decolonisation, racial and… CONTINUE READING