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Zimbabwe culture ruins and reactions by Gertrude Caton-Thompson

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Zimbabwe (Extinct city),
  • Zimbabwe

Subjects:

  • Great Zimbabwe (Extinct city),
  • Zimbabwe -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [xix]-xxii.

Statementby G. Caton-Thompson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT965.Z5 C3
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 299, [1] p.
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6767488M
LC Control Number31033868
OCLC/WorldCa5233148

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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. Zimbabwe, formerly known as Rhodesia, won its independence from Great Britain in yet continues to feel the impact of Western lifestyles and prejudices. This rich, accessible overview freshly examines Zimbabwe, evoking the contemporary ways of life in a largely homogenous and agricultural by: A History of Southern Africa. From early human civilisation to today, this book illuminates the history of southern Africa. Interweaving social, cultural and political history, archaeology, anthropology and environmentalism, Neil Parsons and Alois Mlambo provide an . Description: 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 .

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