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n African Journal on Conflict Resolution - From Enslavement to Environmentalism : Politics on a Southern African Frontier, Hughes, David McDermott : book review

Volume 7, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1562-6997

Abstract

The politics of land dispossession and repossession in Zimbabwe are much in the news, and much written of, invariably in oversimplified terms. This eminently clear and readable account of the complexities of land disputes provides a different conceptualisation of territory and geography from an anthropological point of view. The author, on field expeditions to two small habitations in Zimbabwe and Mozambique, encountered vastly different concepts of territory and geography. How has it come about that a people, divided arbitrarily by a colonial border, view the landscape and the politics of land so differently?

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2007-01-01
2019-12-08

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