(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1996)

Document title

Strategic territory and territorial strategy: the geopolitics of Walvis Bay's reintegration into Namibia

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

SIMON D. (1) ;
(1) Univesity of London, Egham, ROYAUME-UNI


Discussion of the focus and concerns of critical geopolitical analysis, with reference to the contested enclave of Walvis Bay. The eventual reintegration of Walvis Bay into Namibia in 1994 represents the final episode in a long and bitter liberation struggle waged by Namibians against South African occupation. The paper charts the history of Walvis Bay's colonization and the conflicting claims of sovereignty. The principal focus is he process of bilateral negotiation and changes to the status following Namibian independence


Article of periodic

published at : Political geography / ISSN 0962-6298

Editor : Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (1992)

Millesime : 1996, vol. 15, no2 [pp. 193-219]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.

Collation : Illustration ;




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