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Britain and the Congo Crisis, 1960 63 Alan James

Britain and the Congo Crisis, 1960 63

Alan James

Published October 28th 2015
ISBN : 9781349245307
Paperback
219 pages
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Based on interviews and on documentary collections in Britain, Sweden and the US, this book describes and analyses Britains often-tortured response to the crisis which occurred in Congo immediately following its independence. Principally, it throwsMoreBased on interviews and on documentary collections in Britain, Sweden and the US, this book describes and analyses Britains often-tortured response to the crisis which occurred in Congo immediately following its independence. Principally, it throws much fresh light on British policy. But it also examines the impact of the crisis on Britains status as a great power- reveals important new material about the UNs conduct of its peacekeeping operation in the Congo- and draws lessons about the conduct of contemporary peacekeeping.