4 edition of Rhodesia and independence. found in the catalog.
Rhodesia and independence.
Bibliography: p. 561-562.
|LC Classifications||DT962.7 .Y6 1967|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 567 p.|
|Number of Pages||567|
|LC Control Number||67019704|
The Rhodesian Bush War—also called the Second Chimurenga and the Zimbabwe War of Liberation—was a civil conflict from July to December in the unrecognised country of Rhodesia (later Zimbabwe-Rhodesia). The conflict pitted three forces against one another: the Rhodesian white minority-led government of Ian Smith (later the Zimbabwe-Rhodesian government of Bishop Location: Rhodesia, Zambia, Mozambique. The Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) was a statement adopted by the Cabinet of Rhodesia on 11 November , announcing that Rhodesia, a British territory in southern Africa that had governed itself since , now regarded itself as an independent sovereign culmination of a protracted dispute between the British and Rhodesian governments regarding the terms under which Author(s): Gerald B Clarke et al.
An inevitable clash of ideology and political ambitions ensued, culminating in the Rhodesian Government declaring unilateral independence in November , a move that set the nation alight. This dramatic and detailed book maps out the critical events that led to war, identifying the combatants and detailing chronologically the salient events. Rhodesia was founded in by Cecil Rhodes when he tried to assert British dominance over Southern Africa. In , it became a self-governing territory within the British empire. After World War II, white settlers tried to cling to power, even though Great Britain granted independence to its colonies under the principle of majority rule.
FROM COLONIZATION TO INDEPENDENCE Preben Kaarsholm Nation building and interpretation of history have been linked in Zimbabwe from the conquest and colonization of the area by the British South Africa Company in , and the naming of it as Rhodesia in , to the attempts to consolidate African national independence in Zimbabwe after File Size: 4MB. Rhodesia issues unilateral declaration of independence 12 November The Tories will not lend their support to the imposition of tough economic sanctions on Rhodesia by Author: John Worrall.
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Rhodesia and independence [Young, Kenneth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rhodesia and independence5/5(1). Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe - Rhodesia and the UDI: The goal of the RF was Rhodesian independence under guaranteed minority rule.
Field was replaced as prime minister in April by his deputy, Ian Smith. The RF swept all A-roll seats in the election, and Smith used this parliamentary strength to tighten controls on the political opposition.
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This book analyzes the weaknesses in Britain's Rhodesian policy in the s and the strains that Rhodesia's UDI imposed on Britain's relations with the Commonwealth, the United States and the United Nations.
Carl Peter Watts completed his doctoral thesis on Rhodesia's UDI at the University of. Books shelved as rhodesia-bush-war: Bandit Mentality: Hunting Insurgents in the Rhodesian Bush War.
A Memoir by Lindsay O’Brien, We Dared to Win: The SAS. Rhodesia and Independence by Kenneth Young,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Kenneth Young.
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The rinderpest in Rhodesia—Rumours of discontent among the natives—The causes of the rebellion —The first act of the rising—Murder of settlers—Alarm in Bulawayo—Patrols despatched to the outlying districts—A general insurrection in progress—Atrocities by the natives—Panic inFile Size: KB.
The Bush War In Rhodesia: The Extraordinary Combat Memoir of a Rhodesian Reconnaissance Specialist by Dennis Croukamp | Oct 1, out of 5 stars Dirty War: Rhodesia and Chemical Biological Warfare, – Glenn Cross (Helion, ), pp., list of terms and abbreviations, bibliography, indices, appendices, notes.
Reviewed by Ryan Shaffer. Cross details the history of Rhodesia’s chemical and biological warfare against insurgents from to Introduction 3 negotiations emerged and a few other books on Rhodesia’s independence were published, then interest generally subsided for almost twenty years.6 However, during the last decade or Cited by: 2.
In September Cecil Rhodes' pioneer column trundled into Mashonaland to establish Fort Salisbury and the new colonial state named after its founder: Rhodesia. 90 years later white-ruled Rhodesia became the independent state of Zimbabwe. In the s the first settlers brutally suppressed a series of 'native rebellions' or Chimurenga (the.
Rhodesia and Independence: A Study in British Colonial Policy Kenneth Young Eyre & Spottiswoode, - Grande-Bretagne - Relations extérieures - Zimbabwe - pages. In the white minority government of Rhodesia (after Zimbabwe) issued a unilateral declaration of independence from Britain, rather than negotiate a transition to majority rule.
In doing so, Rhodesia became the exception, if not anathema, to the policies and practices of the end of empire. In Unpopular Sovereignty, Luise White shows that the exception that was Rhodesian independence.
Nomenclature. The official name of the country under British law was "Southern Rhodesia", but the government in Salisbury used the name "Rhodesia" instead. This situation dated back to Octoberwhen the colony of Northern Rhodesia changed its name to Zambia following independence, so the colonial government felt that "Southern" Rhodesia should no longer be used because there was no Capital: Salisbury.
This discussion mainly focuses on the history of Zimbabwe since the late 15th century. For treatment of earlier periods and of the country in its regional context, see Southern Africa.
to be called Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). But the protectorate itself remained under the British crown, and white settlement remained restricted to a few border areas. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Young, Kenneth, Rhodesia and independence.
New York, J.H. Heineman  (OCoLC) Document Type. Rhodesia (,), officially the Republic of Rhodesia from towas an unrecognised state located in southern Africa during the Cold toit comprised the region now known as country, with its capital in Salisbury, was considered a de facto successor state to the former British colony of Southern Rhodesia (which had achieved responsible government in ).Capital: Salisbury.
Prime Minister Ian Smith: Announcement of Unilateral Declaration of Independence, Novem Prime Minister Harold Wilson: The Position of the British Government on the Unilateral Declaration of Independenec by Rhodesia, Speech to Parliament, Novem Soviet Government Statement: The Situation in Southern Rhodesia, Novem Ian Douglas Smith GCLM ID (8 April – 20 November ) was a politician, farmer, and fighter pilot who served as Prime Minister of Rhodesia (or Southern Rhodesia; today Zimbabwe) from to He was the country's first premier not born abroad, and led the predominantly white government that unilaterally declared independence from the United Kingdom infollowing prolonged Children: Jean (stepdaughter), Robert (stepson), Alec.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Young, Kenneth, Rhodesia and independence. London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, (OCoLC) Document Type.The next day the United Nations Security Council condemned Mr Smith's regime in Rhodesia. The US immediately supported the British sanctions - with embargoes on arms exports and sugar imports - and the UN called for all its members to implement economic sanctions in In the late nineteen-seventies, James Baldwin encountered an 'extraordinary and illuminating' Rhodesian book, which influenced his thought around black rage and white fear.
Black Fire! Accounts of the Guerrilla War in Rhodesia Michael Raeburn Julian Friedmann Publishers, 1. Given the rich relationships enjoyed by African Americans and black South Africans—Langston Hughes with .