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Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
Series: Radical perspectives : a radical history review book series
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
Published: 22 August 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387329
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8732-9
Series: Body, commodity, text
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396376-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9637-6
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007166-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0716-6
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
...Zimbabwe This chapter opens the Zimbabwe portion of the book. Amid the messy aftermath of a bloody war, Mapfumo works to rebuild his band and his reputation. He produces songs of celebration, laced with stern warnings to those who would disrupt the progress of the new nation. The chapter...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... and the strength of their performances carry the day, but deep problems of financial and personnel management constantly threaten success. Back home in Zimbabwe, Mapfumo moves ahead aggressively with his new sound—now enhanced by two or three mbira players—and songs that bravely critique the failings of Zimbabwe’s...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-146
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
Published: 08 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021285-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2128-5
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... Rise Up Africa Calling Murambatsvina Legends of Zimbabwe ...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... Robert Mugabe ZANU Zimbabwe Bob Marley Rufaro Stadium ...
Book Chapter

By Christopher J. Lee
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 01 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7637-8
... racial identification print culture loyalism South Rhodesia Zimbabwe ...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... Cecil John Rhodes Zimbabwe African Christianity Thomas Mapfumo mbira ...
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By Matthew Omelsky
Published: 03 November 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2750-8
... Yvonne Vera NoViolet Bulawayo African literature Zimbabwe national allegory ...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376378-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7637-8
... This chapter looks at a similar set of politics in Southern Rhodesia (contemporary Zimbabwe), where multiracial people similarly sought attention from the colonial state. In particular, it looks at print culture and its employment for engaging in these politics. racial identification...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... Zimbabwe, Cuthbert Chiromo, steps in on the Zimbabwean side, and a new team emerges to support Mapfumo’s tri-continental career. The chapter details a complex balancing act between touring in the United States and keeping the Zimbabwean market supplied with powerful new music. Thomas receives an honorary...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
.... A young Zimbabwe, Cuthbert Chiromo, steps in on the Zimbabwean side, and a new team emerges to support Mapfumo’s tri-continental career. The chapter details a complex balancing act between touring in the United States and keeping the Zimbabwean market supplied with powerful new music. Thomas receives...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... A series of untimely deaths shake Zimbabwe’s music community, and the Blacks Unlimited. Particularly difficult for Mapfumo is the loss of his bass player and close friend Charles Makokowa. The chapter details a somewhat improvised 1995 U.S. tour, in which Mapfumo performs without guitars...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... biological father could not pay the required dowry and so never married Mapfumo’s mother. Cecil John Rhodes Zimbabwe African Christianity Thomas Mapfumo mbira In this chapter, Mapfumo moves to the capital city—then Salisbury, now Harare—to join the family of his mother, step-father, and step...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... affairs. Musicians come and go, often in disputes over payment. Mbira player Chartwell Dutiro joins the band, shepherding mbiras into the Blacks Unlimited stage lineup in a lasting way. The era produces ground-breaking new music, notably Mapfumo’s tribute to Zimbabwe’s war-torn neighbor Mozambique...