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Zimbabwe

By Robin Palmer,Isobel Birch
ISBN: 9780855981785
Traces the history and experience of a country which is recovering its own identity after colonization, liberation, struggles and civil war. The record of the Zimbabwean government is examined, showing its early successes in such areas as improving health care and education.

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  • Synopsis
    Traces the history and experience of a country which is recovering its own identity after colonization, liberation, struggles and civil war. The record of the Zimbabwean government is examined, showing its early successes in such areas as improving health care and education.
  • Table of Contents
    Introduction


    Great Zimbabwe


    Roads to freedom: the Second Chimurenga


    The shadow of South Africa


    A sort of refugee: problems on the Mozambican border


    War returns to Matabeleland


    Facts and firures


    Agriculture and the devided land


    Land for the people: reform and resettlement


    'The fields grow dust and stones': drought grips Zimbabwe


    Taming the enviroment - or working with it?


    Changing roles for women


    Education: 'the birthright of every Zibabwean'


    Health for all by the year 2000?


    The disability movement


    The economy: sold to the highest bidder?


    City life


    Culture - ancient and modern


    Sport: a national obsession


    Conclusion: a land divided?


    A chronology of a nation


    Sources and further reading


    Notes and acknowledgements


    Oxfam in Zimbabwe.
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author Robin Palmer,Isobel Birch
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 64
    Format Paperback / softback