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Whiteness in Zimbabwe : Race, Landscape, and the Problem of Belonging.

Author: David McDermott Hughes
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Hughes, David McDermott.
Whiteness in Zimbabwe : Race, Landscape, and the Problem of Belonging.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David McDermott Hughes
ISBN: 9780230106338 0230106331
OCLC Number: 705538299
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Preface; 1 The Art of Belonging; Part 1 The Zambezi; 2 Engineering and its Redemption; 3 Owning Lake Kariba; Part 2 The Farms; 4 Hydrology of Hope; 5 Playing the Game; 6 Belonging Awkwardly; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.

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