This is the first in a series of joint venture scholarly explorations into the Czech-African relationship. This monograph brings together several aspects of Czechoslovak-African relations mainly in historical perspective covering major events and views on Africa dealing with different periods and different regions of Africa and the various roles Czechs or Slovaks had in these places.
Abstract; Foreword by Istvan Tarrosy; 1. Introduction; 2. Czecho(Slovak)-Southern African Relations: From Adventures to Development Partnership?; 3. Ethiopia in the Works of Czech Travelers in the 1920s and 1930s; 4. Breaking the shackles of colonial rule in Africa?: An overview of the Czech-Soviet penetration into Africa in the early 1960s; 5. Czechoslovak view on the Decolonization of Congo, ca. 1955-1965; 6. Conclusion; 7. List of resources; 8. Index.