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Zimbabwe before Independence in 1980

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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

Bobo, Nathaniel. "The Zimbabwe lesson," Monthly Review 35,4 (9/83):25-42, with response by Robert Ware in MR 36,2 (6/84):46-48.

Morrock, Richard. "Rhodesia: historical background," Monthly Review (1/66).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Adebo, Tarekegn. Ideological Trends in the Political Thinking of the Developing Regions: The Case of Sub-Saharan Africa (Lund: U. of Lund, 1982). Includes Ndabaningi Sithole.

Astrow, Andre. Zimbabwe: A Revolution that Lost Its Way? (London, 1983).

Berkeley, Bill. Zimbabwe: Wages of War: A Report on Human Rights (NY: Lawyers' Committee for Human Rights, 1986).

Brandt, Hartmut & Others. Perspectives of Independent Development in Southern Africa: The Cases of Namibia & Zimbabwe (Berlin: German Development Institute, 1980).

Burchett, Wilfred G. Southern Africa Stands Up: The Revolutions in Angola, Mozambique, Rhodesia, Namibia & South Africa (NY: Urizen, 1978).

Chanock, Martin. Unconsummated Union: Britain, Rhodesia, & South Africa, 1900-1945 (Manchester: Manchester U., 1977).

Chikuhwa, Jacob W. Zimbabwe: The Rise to Nationhood (London, 1998).

Creighton, Thomas R.M. Southern Rhodesia & the Central African Federation, the Anatomy of Partnership (NY: Praeger, 1961).

Hitchens, Christopher. Inequalities in Zimbabwe (London, 1979).

Iliffe, John. Famine in Zimbabwe, 1890-1960 (Gweru: Mambo, 1990).

Jerdin, Luska. Zimbabwe: Spiritual Province or Empty Space: An Alternative Anthropology of Landscape (Edinburgh, 1998).

Kennedy, Dane. Islands of White: Settler Society & Culture in Southern Rhodesia & Kenya, 1890-1939 (Durham NC: Duke, 1989).

Kriger, Norma J. Zimbabwe's Guerrilla War: Peasant Voices (NY, 1992).

Liebenow, J. Gus. Zimbabwe: A Political Balance Sheet (Hanover NH: American Universities Field Staff, 1981).

Martin, David & Phyllis Johnson. The Struggle for Zimbabwe: The Chimurenga War (NY, 1981).

Mungazi, Dickson A. The Last Defenders of the Laager: Ian D. Smith & F.W. de Klerk (Westport CT: Praeger, 1998).

Ndlovu, Kimpton. Zimbabwe is Free: A Short History of the Struggle for National Liberation in Southern Rhodesia (London, 1980).

Nyangoni, Christopher & Gideon Nyandoro (eds.) Zimbabwe Independence Movements: Select Documents (NY, 1979).

Raftopoulos, Brian & Tsuneo Yoshikuni (eds.) Sites of Struggle Essays in Zimbabwe's Urban History (Harare: Weaver, 1999).

Reed, Douglas. The Battle for Rhodesia (NY: Pevin-Adair, 1967).

Shumuyarira, Nathan M; Narendra Kumar & Tirivafi John Kangai. Mugabe's Reflections: Zimbabwe & the Contemporary World (New Delhi: Har-Anand, 1984).

Sithole, Ndabaningi. African Nationalism (NY: Oxford, 1959).

__________. Obed Mutezo, the Mudzimu Christian Nationalist (Nairobi: Oxford, 1970).

__________. In Defense of a Birthright (Toronto: Norman Bethune Institute, 1975).

__________. Letters from Salisbury Prison (Nairobi: Transafrica, 1976).

__________. Roots of a Revolution: Scenes from Zimbabwe's Struggle (NY: Oxford, 1977).

__________. Zimbabwe's Year of Freedom (Pasadena CA: California Institute of Technology, 1978).

__________. In Defense of the Rhodesian Constitutional Agreement: A Power Promise (Salisbury: Graham, 1978).

Smith, David & Colin Simpson, with Ian Davies. Mugabe (London: Sphere, 1981).

Smith, Ian Douglas. The Great Betrayal: Memoirs of Ian Douglas Smith (London: Blake, 1997).

__________. Bitter Harvest (London: Blake, 2001).

Sobel, Lester A. (ed.) Rhodesia/Zimbabwe, 1971-1977 (NY: Facts on File, 1978).

Stoneman, Colin (ed.) Zimbabwe's Inheritance (NY, 1981).

Tsele, Lindiwe Mimi. Zimbabwe Women in Chimurenga: A Personal Synoptic Account of the Experiences of Some of the Women of Zimbabwe during the Liberation War for the Freedom of Zimbabwe (London, 1981).

Van Onselen, Charles. Chibaro: African Mine Labour in Southern Rhodesia, 1900-1933 (London: Pluto, 1976).

In the Library: Fiction

Gordimer, Nadine. A Guest of Honour (London: Jonathan Cape, 1971).

Samkange, Stanlake. Year of the Uprising (London: Heinemann Educational, 1978).

Sithole, Ndabaningi. The Polygamist: A Novel (NY: Third Press, 1972).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

Cleary, Seamus & Paul Weinberg. Zimbabwe is Born (Johannesburg, 1980).

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Assegai" [1982], dir. Olley Maruma, ?m.

"Chain Gang Killing (Shamwari)" [1980], dir. Clive Harding, 93m.


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