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Namibia, struggle for independence

K. K. Bhardwaj

Namibia, struggle for independence

by K. K. Bhardwaj

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Published by ABC Pub. House in New Delhi, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia
    • Subjects:
    • SWAPO,
    • Namibia -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements

    • Edition Notes

      StatementK.K. Bhardwaj ; forward [sic] by T.G. Ramamurthi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1579 .B43 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 120 p. ;
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1832286M
      ISBN 108171230407
      LC Control Number89904186
      OCLC/WorldCa21081910

        The decolonization of Namibia was delayed from to the period of the war of independence--pitting the Namibian nationalists against the South African minority-ruled regime. This book describes the diplomatic, economic and military campaigns of the Namibian and South African belligerents and draws a comparison with several other decolonization wars. The armed nationalist struggle for independence in Namibia lasted over 20 years, leaving Namibians with a broad awareness of prominent historical landmarks and battles associated with the war, which are marked by national monuments or commemorative events.

      It took twenty-three years of armed struggle before Namibia could gain its independence from South Africa in March Swapo’s victory was remarkable in the face of an overwhelmingly superior enemy.   The indiscriminate bombing of Cassinga by South African military on May 4, , is one of the darkest episodes of Namibia’s struggle for independence against the former apartheid regime, Angolan President João Lourenço has said.

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Henning Melber has been one of the scholars leading the debate on the "limits of liberation" in Southern Africa and his book provides a broad prospectus of issues, ranging from a brief overview of Reviews: 2. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bhardwaj, K.K. (Kanwal Kishore), Namibia, struggle for independence.

New Delhi, India: ABC Pub. Namibia's struggle for political independence from the mandate system to the decolonization era Unknown Binding – January 1, by Stanley Sitali (Author)Author: Stanley Sitali.

It took twenty-three years of armed struggle before Namibia could gain its independence from South Africa in March Swapo s victory was remarkable in the face of an overwhelmingly superior enemy.

How this came about, and at what cost, is the subject of this outstanding study that is based on unpublished documents and extensive interviews with a large range of the key activists in the. The Paperback of the Namibia's Independence Struggle by Cleophas Johannes Phd Tsokodayi at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Not a history of the year struggle by the South West African People's Organization to free Namibia from the rule of South Africa, but a study of how that struggle impacted the liberation movement itself and the political culture bequeathed to the country at independence.

This book will be of interest to anyone visiting Namibia but also to people trying to understand current So Africa, Zimbabwe, Angola post-independence and struggles post-liberation. The author, a white Namibian, was a member of SWAPO and now is a political scientist living in S Africa/5(3).

This book is the product of a research project conceived in August during Namibia's transition to independence. It was clear then that the fact that Namibians had been forced to fight a year war in order to achieve their independence had marked profoundly both the country's main liberation movement, the South West African People's Organization (SWAPO), and the emerging Namibian.

Yet ultimately the dynamics of rapprochement helped to bring about Namibia’s independence. This book is based upon a doctoral dissertation presented to the University of Cape Town in Kern conducted research in the National Archives of Namibia and in German archives and his work draws on interviews with contemporary witnesses.

Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo was born on Aug. 22, in a village near Ondangwa, in northern Namibia, an area known as Ovamboland after the territory’s biggest ethnic group, the Ovambo. of Namibia, but brings to light the hidden voice, the untold and forgotten story of an ordinary woman and the outstanding role she played during the struggle.

Beginning of South African rule over Namibia and Independence Struggle In following the defeat of the German army during the first world war, South Africa took over the colony and administered it as a League of Nations mandate zone from onwards.

(). SWAPO, Namibia’s Liberation Struggle and the Organisation of African Unity’s Liberation Committee. South African Historical Journal: Vol. 70, The Politics of Armed Struggle in Southern Africa, pp. Cited by: 2. The Lost May Day: Namibian Workers Struggle for Independence.

Description "Why did Namibian trade unions lose a large part of their newly gained popularity after independence in.

The first May Day celebrations barely six weeks after independence was a flop. Out of Print Books on Namibia. Tags. The Namibian struggle for independence – – – a historical background.

During the s most of Africa’s countries had gained independence except for Namibia. Geographically, Namibia is made up of savannah, dry scrub land, as well as the Kalahari and the Namib Deserts.

The country is rich in minerals such as uranium, vanadium, lithium, tungsten, as well as diamonds. The Struggle for Independence InEthiopia and Liberia (both of which had been members of the League of Nations) initiated proceedings in the International Court of Justice to have the mandate declared as being in force and to have South Africa charged with failing to fulfill the terms of the mandate.

The court ruled in that Ethiopia and Liberia had not established a legal right or. ‘Understanding Namibia is a very good overview of the politics of post-colonial Namibia, written in a clear and readable style, and with the passion of one who was involved in the struggle for an independent Namibia.

Henning Melber has been one of the scholars leading the debate on the “limits of liberation” in Southern Africa and his book provides a broad prospectus of issues, ranging from a brief.

Mkandla/Namibia: Dynamics of the Struggle for Independence stood if it is juxtaposed to the armed struggle with which it had a symbiotic relationship. The emphasis on developments inside the country should put in perspective the achievements of the liberation movement in winning the fight for indepen-dence.

Ua-Ndjarakana said the celebration is a reminder that Namibia's freedom was attained after a long and protracted struggle for independence against colonialism. After World War I, the League of Nations assigned management of the German colony of Namibia to Britain, which passed control to South Africa as a "trophy" for the country's support during the war.

The League mandated that South Africa prepare the country for independence, but South Africa showed no sign of working toward that goal. The clash over interpretation of the League's mandate 5/5(2). The Church and The Liberation Struggle, Namibia.

The Christian Church had an ambivalent relationship with Namibian nationalists during the dark days of the liberation struggle, and this is reflected in the literature available on the subject.Lauren Dobeil's study analyses the struggle of the South West Africa People's Organisation (SWAPO) for the independence of Namibia.

It is the first in-depth study of the history of the former liberation organisation and its vision of the social, economic and political order to be achieved in an independent Namibia.struggle to achieve freedom from South African rule.

Although the South West African People's Organization (SWAPO) was the clear leader in the liberation struggle {3} and is now a strong majority party, more than 40 different political parties were in existence at the time of Namibia's first free and fair elections in