Robert Mshengu Kavanagh
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (October 7, 2014)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 9.3 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
"Zimbabwe: demanding the Stereotypes" brings the tale of Zimbabwe updated (2014) in a dramatic, readable, firsthand description of thirty 4 years of Zimbabwe’s background by way of a South African educational, author and humanities educationist who went via all of it – from Independence to the current. whereas it confirms a number of the West’s criticisms, it deals a distinct replacement perspective and questions a couple of long-held and infrequently challenged ideals, together with the just about common cliché that at Independence Zimbabwe had every little thing going for it and threw all of it away via undesirable executive. It deals a clean overview of Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s army involvement within the Congo, the Gukurahundi massacres in Matebeleland, sanctions, human rights, the guideline of legislations, the media and tradition in Zimbabwe and builds on contemporary study which demonstrates that the truth of the Land Reform and different features of the country’s fresh historical past belie the unquestioned and widely-propagated myths. Extracts from pre-publication previews: “Anyone attracted to Zimbabwe’s fresh background may still learn this book...thoroughly recommended…” — Prof. Ian Scoones, college of Sussex, united kingdom, co-author of Zimbabwe’s Land Reform: Myths and Realities “Refreshingly bold, unique, artistic and captivating,...highly arguable and sure to stir heated debate” — Prof. Micere Githae Mugo, Syracuse college, US, Kenyan poet, playwright and essayist, writer of Writing and talking from the guts of My brain “Told with brutal honesty. A booklet all South Africans – and certainly all who desire to study – needs to learn” — Maishe Maponya, South African playwright and poet, writer of The Hungry Earth and Gangsters.