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Series: Radical perspectives : a radical history review book series
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
...The African Middle Class in Zimbabwe h i s t o r i c a l a n d c o n t e m p o r a r y p e r s p e c t i v e s Michael O. West T he African middle class in Zimbabwe has its origins in the colonial project,which was part of the larger European scramble for Africa in the late nineteenth century. Like...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-146
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... and it can thus be seen as a form of devotion. CONFRONTING GLOBALIZATION Thomas Turino, Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, and Popu lar Music in Zimbabwe, 2000 Globalization became a major music topic in the 1980s, with Paul Simon s rock- star employment of South African styles on Graceland and Japan s Sony...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... 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 delves...
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...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
Published: 22 August 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387329
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8732-9
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007166-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0716-6
...2 EMOTIONS AS AFFECTIVE TRAJECTORIES OF BELIEF IN MWARI (GOD) AMONG MASOWE APOSTLES IN URBAN ZIMBABWE ISABEL MUKONYORA This chapter shows how Shona- speaking Christians who are popularly known as Masowe (Wilderness) Apostles view Mwari (God) as an all- powerful sentient being with Eyes (Maziso...
Series: Body, commodity, text
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396376-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9637-6
Published: 08 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021285-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2128-5
...1 ZIMBABWE S LIBERATION STRUG GLE AND RHODESIA S BUSH WAR Locating Its History Naming the past is a way to talk about the pre sent; it signals a position. In this case it proves either one s support or disdain for self- determination and African nationalism. How does one name the past I write about...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... from Rhodesia and Zimbabwe. I found the Rhodesia Herald on microfi lm in the media archive at Harvard. And I am particularly grateful to fi lmmaker John Riber for providing me with a large collection of Zimbabwean news clippings from 1980 to 2004. I also consulted the following books and articles...
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By Luise White
Published: 08 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021285-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2128-5
...BIBLIOGRAPHY Archives Borthwick Historical Institute, York, UK Botswana National Archives, Gabarone. Cited as bna. John Hay Library, Brown University, Providence, RI. Cited as Hay/rm. National Archives, Kew, UK. Cited as tna. National Archives of Zimbabwe, Harare. Cited as naz. Rhodes House, Oxford...
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... Tracks in the Making of Zimbabwe, available on this site. Here is a discography of Th omas’s albums and compilations released from 1978 up to the publication of this book. ALBUMS Hokoyo. Afro Soul, 1978: aslp 5000. Reissued on cd by Water in 2009: water236. Th e Best of Th omas Mapfumo...
Published: 08 February 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2128-5
..., from bad to good, from minority to majority rule. Such a list also suggests that transitions are instantaneous, that a threshold has been crossed. For the rec ord, however, Rhodesia be- came Southern Rhodesia from mid- December 1979 to April 1980, when it became Zimbabwe. Salisbury, the capital, became...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... from Zimbabwe in the spring of 2004, they landed at the Downtown Motel. By then, a friend from Ghana had helped Vena apply for state aid and fi nd a small house, big enough for her and the children. For four years, Vena had looked aft er Th omas’s musicians without complaint. Now she yearned...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... family above his career. The career has suffered, from lack of financial support and competent allies, but also from being removed from his most important source of inspiration: Zimbabwe itself. Meanwhile, his family thrives in America, and he continues to compose, record, and perform, ever working...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... into common use during the liberation struggle to describe all- night political gatherings featuring group singing of “chimurenga songs.” 7. I had known Th omas for ten years when I made this return to Zimbabwe. I had written my fi rst piece of music journalism about him, just months aft er Sean...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
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
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... In this chapter, the war ends, the guerrillas and their leaders return from exile in Zambia and Mozambique, and the fateful 1980 election is held, making Robert Mugabe and his ZANU party the overwhelmingly popular leaders of a new nation, Zimbabwe. In this context, Mapfumo struggles to maintain...
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By Luise White
Published: 08 February 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2128-5
...ACKNOWL EDGMENTS My published scholarship has gone from a history of prostitution to a study of rumors to a book about an assassination in Zimbabwe s liberation move- ment to this, a book about white soldiers fighting against African nation- alism in the 1970s. This trajectory makes perfect sense...
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...