Publisher: PublicAffairs; 1st edition (March 2002)
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the tale of what Robert Mugabe did to the once-flourishing African country of Zimbabwe: the way it occurred, why it occurred, and its implications for Africa. Robert Mugabe got here to energy in 1980 after a protracted civil conflict in Rhodesia. The white minority govt had turn into a global outcast in refusing to provide in to the inevitability of black majority rule. eventually the defiant white major minister Ian Smith used to be compelled to step down and Mugabe used to be elected president of a rustic now referred to as Zimbabwe. at the beginning hopes have been excessive that he had the intelligence, political savvy and idealistic imaginative and prescient to aid fix the wear performed via colonialism and the sour civil struggle, and to steer his country's fiscal and social improvement. He used to be sought after in the course of the global as one of many leaders of the rising international locations and as a version for a superb transition from colonial management. yet month by means of month, 12 months by means of 12 months, Mugabe grew to become more and more autocratic; his tools more and more violent. lately he has unleashed a reign of terror and corruption in his kingdom. just like the Congo, Angola, Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Liberia, Zimbabwe has been on a gradual slide to catastrophe. What occurred in Zimbabwe? Now for the first time the entire tale is informed intimately by means of knowledgeable. it's a riveting and tragic political tale, a morality story, and an important textual content for knowing modern-day Africa.
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