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- Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 9.99
After his father's heart attack in 1984, Peter Godwin began a series of pilgrimages back to Zimbabwe, the land of his birth, from Manhattan, where he now lives. On these frequent visits to check on his elderly parents, he bore witness to Zimbabwe's dramatic spiral downwards into the jaws of violent chaos, presided over by an increasingly enraged dictator.... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2011; US$ 12.99
Journalist Peter Godwin has covered wars. As a soldier, he's fought them. But nothing prepared him for the surreal mix of desperation and hope he encountered when he returned to Zimbabwe, his broken homeland. Godwin arrived as Robert Mugabe, the country's dictator for 30 years, has finally lost an election. Mugabe's tenure has left Zimbabwe with... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2008; US$ 17.26
Peter Godwin, an award-winning writer, is on assignment in Zululand when he is summoned by his mother to Zimbabwe, his birthplace. His father is seriously ill; she fears he is dying. Godwin finds his country, once a post-colonial success story, descending into a vortex of violence and racial hatred.His father recovers, but over the next few years Godwin... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 1996; US$ 17.26
Mukiwa opens with Peter Godwin, six years old, describing the murder of his neighbor by African guerillas in 1964, pre-war Rhodesia. Godwin's parents are liberal whites, his mother a government-employed doctor, his father an engineer. Through his innocent, young eyes, the story of the beginning of the end of white rule in Africa unfolds. The memoir... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2011; US$ 17.26
In mid-2008, after thirty years of increasingly tyrannical rule, Robert Mugabe, the eighty-four-year-old ruler of Zimbabwe, met his politburo. He had just lost an election. But instead of conceding power, he was persuaded to launch a brutal campaign of terror to cower his citizens. Journalist and author Peter Godwin was one of the few observers to... more...
- Facet Publishing 2008; US$ 87.92
Web 2.0 technologies have been seen by many information professionals as critical to the future development of library services. This has led to the use of the term Library 2.0 to denote the kind of service that is envisaged. This collection provides an overview of Library 2.0 tools and technologies for information literacy practitioners. more...
- Facet Publishing 2012; US$ 79.92
Over the years the information environment has changed dramatically, becoming increasingly dominated by the social and the mobile. This book asks where we are now, what is same and what has changed, and, most crucially, how do we as professionals respond to the new information literacy and become a central part of the revolution itself? more...