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Are We Not Also Men?: The Samkange Family & African Politics in Zimbabwe, 1920-64 (Social History of Africa Series)
by Terence Ranger
(Hardcover -- October 16, )

Battle for Rhodesia
by Douglas Reed
Special Order

The Birth of a Dilemma: The Conquest and Settlement of Rhodesia
by Philip Mason
(Hardcover - June 1982)
Special Order

Black Peril, White Virtue: Sexual Crime in Southern Rhodesia, 1902-1935
by Jock McCulloch
Hardcover: 272 pages
Indiana University Press; ISBN: 0253337283; 

Britain's Rebel Air Force : The War from the Air in Rhodesia 1965-1980
by Roy Conyers Nesbit, et al
Listed under African Wars
 

Dead Leaves: Two Years in the Rhodesian War
by Dan Wylie
Paperback from The University of Natal Press

Special Order

 
Rhodes and Rhodesia: The White Conquest of Zimbabwe, 1884-1902
by Arthur Keppel-Jones
Hardcover from McGill-Queens University Press
1983
Special Order
 
The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe
The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe
by Peter Godwin
Hardcover from Little, Brown and Company
 
Zimbabwe: Years of Hope and Despair
Zimbabwe: Years of Hope and Despair
by Philip Barclay
Paperback from Bloomsbury USA
2011-
 
Zimbabwe (Bradt Travel Guide)
by Paul Murray
Listed under Zimbabwe Travel Guides
 
The Last Resort: A Memoir of Mischief and Mayhem on a Family Farm in Africa
The Last Resort: A Memoir of Mischief and Mayhem on a Family Farm in Africa
by Douglas Rogers
Paperback from Three Rivers Press
2010-
 
Bitter Harvest: Zimbabwe and the Aftermath of its Independence
Bitter Harvest: Zimbabwe and the Aftermath of its Independence
by Ian Smith
Paperback from John Blake
 
Mugabe: Power, Plunder, and the Struggle for Zimbabwe s Future
Mugabe: Power, Plunder, and the Struggle for Zimbabwe's Future
by Martin Meredith
Paperback from PublicAffairs
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Where We Have Hope: A Memoir of Zimbabwe
Where We Have Hope: A Memoir of Zimbabwe
by Andrew Meldrum
Paperback from Grove Press
 
Zimbabwe Handbook: Travel Guide to Zimbabwe (Footprint - Handbooks)
by Lizzie Williams
Listed under Zimbabwe Travel Guides
 
The Last Safari: A Season of Discovery in Zimbabwe
The Last Safari: A Season of Discovery in Zimbabwe
by Bruce VanBuskirk
Paperback from AuthorHouse
 
Count Your Way Through Zimbabwe
Count Your Way Through Zimbabwe
by James Haskins, Kathleen Benson
Paperback from Lerner Classroom
 
The Church in Mission : A Short History of the United Methodist Church in Zimbabwe, 1897-1997
by John Wesley Z. Kurewa
(Paperback -- June )

Journey To The Vanished City
by Tudor Parfitt
Explores the possibility that the Lemba tribe of Southern Africa is one of the lost tribes of Israel. Db.
(Paperback -- April 4, )

Mukiwa : A White Boy in Africa
by Peter Godwin
Peter Godwin grew up in Rhodesia during the end of white rule. While his Rhodesians Never Die is a historical account of that time, Mukiwa is a more personal narrative--a testament to Africa and a memoir as seen through the eyes of a child becoming a young man amidst civil war. Spanning 1964-1982, from when Godwin was a boy of six in Rhodesia to when he returned to Zimbabwe as a journalist covering the bloody transition back to black rule, Godwin personalizes a difficult era in South African history with clarity, intelligence, humor, empathy, and sharp prose. Amazon.com
Paperback: 432 pages
HarperCollins (paper); ISBN: 006097723X; 

A Most Promising Weed : A History of Tobacco Farming and Labor in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1890-1945 (Monographs in International Studies, Africa Series , N
by Steven C. Rubert
(Paperback -- October )
 

Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
by Alexandra Fuller
The story of a white girl's childhood in Rhodesia during troubled times.
Hardcover: 368 pages
Random House; ISBN: 0375507507; (December 18, )
 
Education and Government Control in Zimbabwe: A Study of the Commissions of Inquiry, 1908-1974
by Dickson A. Mungazi
(Hardcover -- March 1990)
Special order

The Geology of the Belingwe Greenstone Belt, Zimbabwe : A Study of the Evolution of Archaean Continental Crust (Geological Society of Zimbabwe, Specia
by M.J. Bickle (Editor), et al
(Hardcover -- June 1993)

The Hunter's Vision: The Prehistoric Art of Zimbabwe
by Peter Garlake
Listed under Prehistoric Art

Chaminuka - Prophet of Zimbabwe
by Solomon T. Mutswairo
(Paperback - May 1983)

From the Barrel of a Gun : The United States and the War Against Zimbabwe, 1965-1980
by Gerald Horne
Paperback: 389 pages
Univ of North Carolina Pr; ISBN: 0807849030; (June 25, )

Historical Dictionary of Zimbabwe
by Steven C. Rubert, R. Kent Rasmussen
(Hardcover)

The Last Defenders of the Laager: Ian D. Smith and F.W. De Klerk
by Dickson A. Mungazi, Donald G. Baker
(Hardcover -- May )

The Last British Liberals in Africa: Michael Blundell and Garfield Todd
by Dickson A. Mungaz
(Hardcover -- May )

Lifebuoy Men, Lux Women: Commodification, Consumption, and Cleanliness in Modern Zimbabwe (Body, Commodity, Text: Studies of Objectifying Practice)
by Timothy Burke
(Paperback)

Industrial Change in Africa: Zimbabwean Firms Under Structural Adjustments (Studies in the African Economies)
by Jan Willem Gunning (Editor), Remco Oostendorp (Editor)
(Hardcover)

Mothers of the Revolution: The War Experiences of Thirty Zimbabwean Women
by Irene Staunton (Editor)
(Hardcover - October 1991)

Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia, 1894-1930 (Oxford Studies in African Affairs)
by Diana Jeater
(Hardcover)

Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, and Popular Music in Zimbabwe (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
by Thomas Turino
Listed under African Music

Old Rhodesian Days
by Hugh M. Hole
(Hardcover -- June 1968)
Special order

Rhodes : Race for Africa
by Antony Thomas
Listed under Cecil Rhodes

The Rise of an African Middle Class: Colonial Zimbabwe, 1898-1965
by Michael O. West
(Hardcover -- July )

The Soul of Mbira: Music and Traditions of the Shona People of Zimbabwe
by Paul F. Berliner
Listed under African Music

The Soul of Mbira: Music and Traditions of the Shona People of Zimbabwe
by Paul F. Berliner
(Paperback - April 1993)

South Africa's Destabilization of Zimbabwe, 1980-89
by John Dzimba
(Hardcover)
Special Order

Soldiers in Zimbabwe's Liberation War (Social History of Africa)
by International Conference on the Zimbabwe Liberation War, et al
(Paperback)
Special Order

We Women Worked So Hard': Gender, Urbanization, and Social Reproduction in Colonial Harare, Zimbabwe, 1930-1956 (Social History of Africa)
by Terri Barnes, Teresa A. Barnes
(Paperback)

Voices from the Rocks: Nature, Culture & History in the Matopos Hills of Zimbabwe
by Terence Ranger
Occupied by humanity for some 40,000 years, the Matopos Hills in Zimbabwe have become the scene of symbolic, ideological and armed conflict over the last hundred years. Voices from the Rocks is about landscape, religion, conservation, political symbolism, and war in the Matopos Hills - not simply the geography of the National Park there, which is seen by most visitors as a "wild place." This book reinstates culture and history into nature. 
(Paperback -- June )

Violence & Memory: One Hundred Years in the Dark Forests of Matabeleland (Social History of Africa)
by Jocelyn Alexander, et al
(Paperback)
 

Winds of Destruction
Winds of Destruction
by P. J. H Petter-Bowyer
Book Description
The author was born in the highly successful self-governing British colony, Southern Rhodesia. His love of his country and its people is as clear in this book as his disbelief and anger over British and South African policies of political expendiency that forced Rhodesia out of the western camp into one clearly forseen to become a one-party Marxist dictatorship. Winds of Destruction is the story of the author's life before and after joining the Royal Rhodesian Air Force. The book centres on the writer's involvement with air and ground operations in Rhodesia's thirteen year war against the communist forces of Marxist Robert Mugabe and Joshua Nkomo who sought to gain power by force. 
Paperback
 
The Zimbabwe Culture : Origins and Decline of Southern Zambezian States
by Innocent Pikirayi, Joseph O. Vogel
Offering a unique and original perspective on the rise and fall of indigenous states of southern Zambezia, "The Zimbabwe Culture" analyzes the long contentious history of the remains of the remarkable cyclopean masonry, ranging from mighty capitals of traditional kings to humble farmsteads. Forming a cornerstone of the geographical lore of Africa in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, debate on the origins, development, and collapse of the Zimbabwe culture has never ceased, and with increasing archaeological research over the twentieth century, has become more complex. Thoroughly examining the growth and decline of pre-colonial states on the entire Zimbabwean Plateau and southern Zambezia, Dr. Pikirayi has contributed tremendously towards the archaeological understanding of this extraordinary culture. "The Zimbabwe Culture" is essential reading for all students and avocationalists of African archaeology, history, and culture. 
Textbook Binding: 290 pages
Altamira Pr; ISBN: 0759100918; (March 7, )
 
Mission, Church and State in a Colonial Setting: Uganda, 1890-C. 1925
by Holger Bernt Hansen
(Hardcover -- February 1985)
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