By Alois S. Mlambo

the 1st single-volume background of Zimbabwe with unique assurance from pre-colonial instances to the current, this publication examines Zimbabwe's pre-colonial, colonial and postcolonial social, fiscal and political historical past and relates historic elements and developments to contemporary advancements within the state. Zimbabwe is a rustic with a wealthy background, courting from the early San hunter-gatherer societies. the arriving of British imperial rule in 1890 impacted the rustic vastly, because the ecu rulers exploited Zimbabwe's assets, giving upward thrust to a circulate of African nationalism and calls for for independence. This culminated within the armed clash of the Sixties and Nineteen Seventies and independence in 1980. The Nineteen Nineties have been marked through fiscal decline and the increase of competition politics. In 1999, Mugabe launched into a violent land reform software that plunged the nation's financial system right into a downward spiral, with political violence and human rights violations making Zimbabwe a world pariah nation. This booklet should be important to these learning Zimbabwean historical past and people unusual with the country's past.

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