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- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 95.00
This is a social history of memory, violence, and landscape in the Honde Valley in eastern Zimbabwe, from the mid-nineteenth century to the 1990s. It shows how sense is made of violence through mediations between negotiations of the present, imaginations of the future, and memories of the past. The concept of violence is re-examined through the prism... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 56.95
The northern Tuareg (the Tuareg of Algeria) - the nomadic, blue-veiled warlords of the Central Sahara - were finally defeated militarily by the French at the battle of Tit in 1902. Some sixty years later, following Algerian independence in 1962, they were visited by a young English anthropologist, Jeremy Keenan. During the course of seven years, Keenan... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 145.00
The Algerian War 1954-62 was one of the most prolonged and violent examples of decolonization. At times horribly savage, it was an undeclared war in the sense that no formal declaration of hostilities was ever made. Bringing to an end one hundred and thirty two years of French rule, the Algerian struggle caused the fall of six French prime ministers,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 34.99
The Algerian war has usually been interpreted as a domestic French crisis that was resolved when France granted Algeria independence. The author aims to show in this text how from the start of the eight year struggle, the Front de Liberation Nationale pursued self-rule on the world stage. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 80.00
The Urban Roots of Democracy and Political Violence in Zimbabwe details a democratic tradition developed in the 1940s and 1950s, and a movement that would fall victim to an increasingly elitist and divisive political culture by the 1960s. Providing biogra more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 33.00
European settler societies have a long history of establishing a sense of belonging and entitlement outside Europe, but Zimbabwe has proven to be the exception to the rule. Arriving in the 1890s, white settlers never comprised more than a tiny minority. Instead of grafting themselves onto local societies, they adopted a strategy of escape. more...
- John Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 15.27
In July 2007, Zimbabwe's worsening economy saw inflation skyrocket to 7,634 per cent, deepening the already chronic food shortages in a country where only one in five of the adult population is in employment.Months later, on 20 November 2007, Ian Smith, the former Prime Minister of Rhodesia died, leaving behind him a lifetime of resistance to black... more...
- John Blake 2008; US$ 12.99
For more than a decade, Ian Smith served as Rhodesia's Prime Minister during the era of white minority rule. Following his death in 2007, he is still a man with the ability to excite powerful emotions. To some he is a leader whose formidable integrity led him into head-to-head confrontation with the Labor government of Britain in the 1960s. To others... more...
- Helion & Company 2011; US$ 16.99
"Its members consisted of some of the finest guerrilla-fighting men in the western world, unconventional in many ways, disregardful of parade-ground discipline, unorthodox in their dress, yet a force so tightly knit in the face of danger that those who knew anything about them could only marvel" - The Citizen. Formed in 1973 by the legendary... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 29.95
By contextualizing the voices of women of Chiweshe, not only is an important and under-developed aspect of Zimbabwean and African history revealed, but a new approach to comprehending the highly-tensioned lives of women in war is presented, which is characterized here as Gendered Localised Resistance. The book can be read as a unique and richly detailed... more...