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First Steps in The Oral Historiography of The Midlands: a Review of the Work of Harald von Sicard
For over 25 years Harald von Sicard made a sterling contribution to the history of Mberengwa and adjoining areas. By1971 he had well over 23 articles on several aspects of this area published in various languages and ...
"Where Civil Blood Made Soldiers Hands Unclean" Rethinking War Time Coercion
(Academy Publishing/ SACDP, 2000)
The Rhodesia Security forces and ZANLA guerrillas operating in Chivi had to win the war. It mattered little to them whether this goal was to be achieved by means of fair or foul, and as the war progressed, the problem ...
Defence Consiousness as a Way of Life: The Refuge Period and Karanga Defence Strategies in the 19th Century
Defensible settlement patterns are neither a new phenomenon in pre-colonial Zimbabwean history nor are they a development peculiar to the 19th century Shona alone. Nonetheless the 19th century in many ways constituted a ...
'The Politics of the Womb’: Women, Politics and The Environment in Pre-Colonial Chivi, Southern Zimbabwe, c.1840 to 1900
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2003)
Women have always played a vital role in the environment of pre-colonial Zimbabwe especially as they constituted the backbone of traditional agriculture. Pre-colonial studies have either ignored or understated that fact. ...
A Social and Political History of Chishanga: South-Central Zimbabwe c.1750-2000
This thesis is about a ‘place’ that effectively no longer exists-in the sense of being a recognisable unit of territory. ‘Chishanga’ has always been a term of contestation, referring more or less tenuously to a stretch of ...
Who are the Ndebele and the Kalanga in Zimbabwe?