A History of Zimbabwe by Alois S. Mlambo

By Alois S. Mlambo

the 1st single-volume historical past of Zimbabwe with specified insurance from pre-colonial occasions to the current, this ebook examines Zimbabwe's pre-colonial, colonial and postcolonial social, financial and political historical past and relates old elements and developments to contemporary advancements within the kingdom. Zimbabwe is a rustic with a wealthy historical past, relationship from the early San hunter-gatherer societies. the arriving of British imperial rule in 1890 impacted the rustic enormously, because the ecu rulers exploited Zimbabwe's assets, giving upward thrust to a circulation of African nationalism and calls for for independence. This culminated within the armed clash of the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies and independence in 1980. The Nineties have been marked by means of fiscal decline and the increase of competition politics. In 1999, Mugabe launched into a violent land reform software that plunged the nation's financial system right into a downward spiral, with political violence and human rights violations making Zimbabwe a global pariah kingdom. This booklet may be valuable to these learning Zimbabwean historical past and people strange with the country's past.

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