Namibian Czechs

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Katerina Mildnerová

History and identity of the Namibian children raised in Czechoslovakia

ISBN 978-3-643-91339-5
Band-Nr. 73
Jahr 2020
Seiten 320
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Ethnologie / Anthropology

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The book focuses on the history and identity of Namibian Czechs, originally a group of prominent child war refugees admitted by the Czechoslovak government in 1985 for education as an expression of international solidarity assistance to SWAPO liberation movement. The educational project with elements of social engineering was interrupted in 1991 due to political changes in both countries. The relocation of the children to Namibia had a dramatic impact on their future lives. Namibian Czechs never fully integrated into Namibian society, moreover they proudly proclaim their belonging to Czechness.