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Britain and the politics of Rhodesian independence

by Elaine Windrich

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Published by Croom Helm in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Zimbabwe
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Zimbabwe.,
    • Zimbabwe -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1964-1979.,
    • Zimbabwe -- Politics and government -- 1965-1979.,
    • Zimbabwe -- Foreign relations -- 1965-1980.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementElaine Windrich.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA47.9.R5 W56 1978b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination283 p. ;
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4293090M
      ISBN 100856647098
      LC Control Number78320787

      Kwame Nkrumah intended to write on the Zimbabwean struggle. First published , this book contains key documents from the file on Rhodesia which he opened after U.D.I. in The letters and papers, many of which are published for the first time here, show the thinking of Nkrumah on the problem of minority regimes in Africa. How accurate it was, as subsequent events have proved. A. Search our collection general independence of zimbabwe irregular operations rhodesia rhodesia guerilla war rhodesian politics, Britain and the politics of Rhodesian independence. LBY 78 / Object category Books Production date Creator.

      Rhodesian independence was a transcendent project: the state was to reverse the course of world events, preserving Christian civilization against the trend of the late colonial world, political independence through universal suffrage and majority rule. In the period I cover, Rhodesia had five.   Elaine Windrich, Britain and the politics of Rhodesian independence (London, ), pp – ibid., pp – Christopher Hill & Christopher Lord, ‘The foreign policy of the Heath Government’ in Stuart Ball (ed.), The Heath government – a reappraisal (London, ), p. .

        Solomon Tapfumaneyi Mujuru is one of the most illustrious figures in modern Zimbabwean military and political history and in the transnational politics of Southern Africa’s s liberation struggles. He is, arguably, the greatest of all guerrilla field commanders from Zimbabwe’s independence war against Rhodesian white-settler colonial rule.   It considers how white settlers used the past to make claims of authority in the present. It investigates the white Rhodesian state’s attempts to assert its independence from Britain and develop a Rhodesian national identity by changing Rhodesia’s old colonial symbols, and examines how the meaning of these national symbols changed over : David Kenrick.


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Britain and the politics of Rhodesian independence by Elaine Windrich Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Rhodesien () Additional Physical Format: Online version: Windrich, Elaine, Britain and the politics of Rhodesian independence.

This account of the Rhodesian tragic farce brings the story up to latewith the appointment as administrator of Rhodesia of Lord Carver-an appointment from which he resigned a year later.

Windrich is thorough in her use of documentary sources, particularly British ones, but she has set herself a difficult task in telling the story yet again. It is, of course, more up to date.

Britain and the Politics of Rhodesian Independence. Elaine Windrich. Croom Helm, Jan 1, - Africa We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Other editions - View all. Britain and the Politics of Rhodesian Independence References to this book. Cold War and Black liberation: the United States and white rule in Africa.

Britain and the politics of Rhodesian independence. [Elaine Windrich] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews Subjects: Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain. Great Britain -- Politics and government -- View all subjects. : Britain and the Politics of Rhodesian Independence (): Windrich, Elaine: BooksCited by: 9. Unpopular Sovereignty: Rhodesian Independence and African Decolonization - Kindle edition by White, Luise.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Unpopular Sovereignty: Rhodesian Independence and African Decolonization.5/5(1). Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe - Rhodesia and the UDI: The goal of the Britain and the politics of Rhodesian independence book 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. After several attempts to persuade Britain to grant.

U.D.I: The International Politics of the Rhodesian Rebellion Book Description: Fearing that their "civilization" would be overwhelmed, a tiny enclave of whites in Central Africa rebelled against a power which a little more than twenty-five years before had ruled the largest empire the world had ever known.

The Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) was a statement adopted by the Cabinet of Rhodesia on 11 Novemberannouncing that Rhodesia, a British territory in southern Africa that had governed itself sincenow 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. The early history of Rhodesian politics was very much one of the electoral uprisings by miners, industrial workers and farmers against the big business establishment that dominated the colony. The election of the Reform Party government led by Godfrey Huggins in.

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.

Anyhow, the tl;dr of why Britain did not invade is that the British government, press, and public were all relatively opposed to military force, and despite a vocal minority calling for war, the logistical problems, the strength of the Rhodesian military, and the belief that both British soldiers and the British public would not support any.

A truly satisfactory history of Rhodesia, one that takes into account both the African history and that of the whites, has never been written. That is, until now. In this book Luise White highlights the crucial tension between Rhodesia as it imagined itself and Rhodesia as it was imagined outside the country.

Using official documents, novels, memoirs, and conversations with participants in the. The United States, Britain, and the Problem of Rhodesian Independence, * 11 November marked the fortieth anniversary of Rhodesia's Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI), the first and only other time since the American Revolution that a British colony declared its independence against the authority of the Crown.

Other articles where Rhodesian Front is discussed: Ian Smith: in Parliament, Smith founded the Rhodesian Front () and attracted white-supremacist support. Promising independence from Britain with a government based upon the white minority, his party won a surprise victory in the election of   Excellent studies within the bounds of U.S.

archival sources include Andrew DeRoche, Black, White & Chrome: The United States and Zimbabwe, – (Trenton, NJ, ); and Thomas J. Noer, Cold War and Black Liberation: The United States and White Rule in Africa, – (Columbia, MO, ).

Some recent examples of the continuing significance of Vietnam in the Cited by: 5. This book seeks to examine why Britain, in con- junction with its international partners, was unable to manage the issue of Rhodesian independence more effectively and prevent a UDI from occur-Cited by: 2. This book seeks to examine why Britain, in con- junction with its international par tners, was unable to manage the issue of Rhodesian independence more ef fectively and pr event a UDI from occur-Author: Carl Watts.

In Novemberwhen almost all British territories in Africa had been granted their independence, Rhodesia's white minority government made a Unilateral Declaration of Independence from Britain. This was UDI, an acronym that would serve both to mark the event and to describe the period of Rhodesian independence, which lasted until /5(1).

leading up to Rhodesia’s Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) on 11 November from the perspectives of Britain, the Old Commonwealth (Canada, Australia, and New Zealand), and the United States.

Two underlying themes run throughout the thesis. First, it argues that although the problem of Rhodesian independence was highly. In the white minority government of Rhodesia (known after as 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.

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