Rhodes and Rhodesia: The White Conquest of Zimbabwe 1884-1902

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, Nov 1, 1983 - History - 674 pages
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This volume deals with the conquest and colonization of Zimbabwe and the establishment of Southern Rhodesia, from the beginnings of British involvement in Bechuanaland to the death of Cecil Rhodes. Its emphasis is on the white invaders and its chief concern is white individuals, their motives, actions, and influence on events.
 

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Contents

The British Advance into the Interior
1
The Struggle for the Southern Approaches
20
The Rudd Concession and Its Enemies
55
Company Promotion and the Charter
103
The Pioneers and Their Rivals
151
The Company the Foreign Office and Portugal
189
Jamesons War I The Incidents and the Intrigue
225
Jamesons War II The Victory of the Maxim Gun
265
The Black Experience 18901896
389
The Rebellion I Umvukela
425
The Rebellion II Chimurenga
473
The Indabas
495
The Second Phase
509
The Fate of the Vanquished
521
White Politics
547
War and Peace
589

Bricks without Straw
289
The Government
313
The Matabeleland OrderinCouncil
329
The White Society 18901896
343
Glossary
637
Bibliography
641
Index
655
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