Publisher description for U.S. foreign policy towards apartheid South Africa : conflict of interests / Alex Thomson.

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This book charts the evolution of U.S. foreign policy towards South Africa during the apartheid era, beginning in 1948 and extending through the 1994 elections and the establishment of the country's first non-racial democratic government. Thomson highlights three sets of conflicting Western interests: strategic, economic, and human rights.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
United States -- Foreign relations -- South Africa.
South Africa -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Apartheid -- South Africa -- History.
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1948-1994.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-1993.