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‘Rhodesians Never Die’The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia, c.1970–1980$
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Peter Godwin and Ian Hancock

Print publication date: 1993

Print ISBN-13: 9780198203650

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203650.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
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‘Rhodesians Never Die’
Author(s):

Peter Godwin

Ian Hancock

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203650.003.0001

This chapter introduces the historical context of the impact of war and political change on White Rhodesia. It offers to discuss in the book the story of how Rhodesians, nearly all of them ill-prepared for war and revolutionary change, reacted to the challenge to, and the eventual loss of, their domain. The story begins in 1970 when Rhodesia became a republic, and when the Rhodesians were confident, in control, and even complacent. This chapter explains various objectives of telling this story — one objective is to demonstrate and explain the emergence of sharp divisions within White Rhodesia.

Keywords:   political change, White Rhodesia, revolution, Rhodesians, national identity, racist regime

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