Whiteness in Zimbabwe

European settler societies have a long history of establishing a sense of belonging and entitlement outside Europe, but Zimbabwe has proven to be the exception to the rule.

Whiteness in Zimbabwe

European settler societies have a long history of establishing a sense of belonging and entitlement outside Europe, but Zimbabwe has proven to be the exception to the rule. Arriving in the 1890s, white settlers never comprised more than a tiny minority. Instead of grafting themselves onto local societies, they adopted a strategy of escape.

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Whiteness in Zimbabwe
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: D. Hughes
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-12 - Publisher: Springer

European settler societies have a long history of establishing a sense of belonging and entitlement outside Europe, but Zimbabwe has proven to be the exception to the rule. Arriving in the 1890s, white settlers never comprised more than a tiny minority. Instead of grafting themselves onto local societies, they adopted
Whiteness in Zimbabwe
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: David McDermott Hughes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-15 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Victims of political persecution since 2000, Zimbabwe’s whites have never overcome the problem of belonging. In North America and Australia, Europeans became the majority and “normal” partially through the genocide of native peoples. Settlers to Zimbabwe, however, only comprised a tiny minority. They monopolized the territory but struggled to assimilate
The Nature of Whiteness
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Yuka Suzuki
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-01 - Publisher: University of Washington Press

The Nature of Whiteness explores the intertwining of race and nature in postindependence Zimbabwe. Nature and environment have played prominent roles in white Zimbabwean identity, and when the political tide turned against white farmers after independence, nature was the most powerful resource they had at their disposal. In the 1970s,
Elasticity in Domesticity: White Women in Rhodesian Zimbabwe, 1890-1979
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Ushehwedu Kufakurinani
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-31 - Publisher: BRILL

In Elasticity in Domesticity Ushehwedu Kufakurinani demonstrates how and to what extent the domestic ideology shaped the colonial experiences of white women in Rhodesia.
White Narratives
Language: en
Pages: 164
Authors: Manase, Irikidzayi
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-15 - Publisher: NISC (Pty) Ltd

The post-2000 period in Zimbabwe saw the launch of a fast track land reform programme, resulting in a flurry of accounts from white Zimbabweans about how they saw the land, the land invasions, and their own sense of belonging and identity. In White Narratives, Irikidzayi Manase engages with this fervent