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Whiteness in Zimbabwe

David McDermott Hughes

Whiteness in Zimbabwe

race, landscape, and the problem of belonging

by David McDermott Hughes

  • 177 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whites -- Zimbabwe -- History,
  • Whites -- Social condtions -- Zimbabwe -- History,
  • Whites -- Race identity -- Zimbabwe -- History,
  • Land settlement -- Social aspects -- Zimbabwe,
  • Land tenure -- Social aspects -- Zimbabwe,
  • Group identity -- Zimbabwe -- History,
  • Social isolation -- Zimbabwe -- History,
  • Zimbabwe -- Race relations -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby David McDermott Hughes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT2913.E87 H84 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23622401M
    ISBN 109780230621435, 9780230621428
    LC Control Number2009028485

    ‘The absence of a single text dedicated to the longue durée of Zimbabwe’s history can now be said to be a thing of the past. At long last, Professor Alois Mlambo has, for the first time, produced a crisp single-volume book that documents the country’s rich historical experience, covering the entire precolonial, colonial and postcolonial : Alois S. Mlambo. Whiteness in Zimbabwe My second book came out in with Palgrave Macmillan. You can learn more about the work and buy it here: The Johannesburg Mail and Guardian reviewed the book here.

    Book Description: The Nature of Whiteness explores the intertwining of race and nature in postindependence Zimbabwe. Nature and environment have played prominent roles in white Zimbabwean identity, and when the political tide turned against white farmers after independence, nature was the most powerful resource they had at their disposal. Whiteness as Values, Norms and Cultural Capital 4. Whiteness as Contingent Hierarchies 5. Whiteness in the Caribbean and Latin America 6. Whiteness at the Margins 7. How the Irish Became White (Again) 8. Asylumgration: The Others Blur 9. Racial Purity, Integration and the Idea of Home. Conclusion: In Defence of the Whiteness Problematic.

      'It was horrific': How Zimbabwe's upheaval pushed this white farming family too far. Geoffrey York Africa Bureau Chief. JOHANNESBURG. Published Septem Updated Novem Author: Geoffrey York. Buy Whiteness in Zimbabwe by D. Hughes from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £


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Whiteness in Zimbabwe by David McDermott Hughes Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Whiteness in Zimbabwe is a powerful analysis of how, as the author puts it, 'environmental conservation and white identity have produced and shaped each other.'Cited by: 5.

"Whiteness in Zimbabwe" is an engaging study of how white Rhodesians (Zimbabweans after ) grappled with belonging and identity in a vastly black majority country. Hughes explains this belonging and identity crises through white romance, attachment, and domination of /5.

At the same time, Hughes' book creates a major bridgehead between the environmental social sciences and the environmental humanities." - Rob Nixon, Rachel Carson Professor of English, University of Wisconsin and author of Dreambirds: The Natural History of a Fantasy "Whiteness in Zimbabwe is a powerful analysis of how, as the author puts it Price: $ - Luise White, Professor of History, University of Florida and author of The Assassination of Herbert Chitepo: Texts and Politics in Zimbabwe "Whiteness in Zimbabwe is a powerful analysis of how, as the author puts it, 'environmental conservation and white identity have produced and shaped each other.'.

European settler societies have a long history of establishing a sense of belonging and entitlement outside Europe, but Zimbabwe has proven to be the exception to the rule.

Arriving in the s, white settlers never comprised more than a tiny minority. Instead of grafting themselves onto local societies, they adopted a strategy of escape. Whiteness in Zimbabwe: Race, Landscape and the Problem of Belonging by David McDermott Hughes. Palgrave MacMillan: Basingstoke, Pp.

xx+ £ (pb), £ (hb). ISBN The images of whiteness in Zimbabwe projected in the media are ones of the white population as. Victims of political persecution sinceZimbabwe's whites have never overcome the problem of belonging.

In North America and Australia, Europeans became the majority and "normal" partially through the genocide of native peoples. Settlers to Zimbabwe, however, only comprised a tiny minority. They monopolized the territory but struggled to assimilate culturally.

Whiteness in Zimbabwe: Race, landscape and the problem of belonging, by David McDermott York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, Cited by: 3.

Synopsis. The Nature of Whiteness explores the intertwining of race and nature in post-independence and environment have played prominent roles in white Zimbabwean identity, and when the political tide turned against white farmers after independence, nature was the most powerful resource they had at their disposal.

The Nature of Whiteness explores the intertwining of race and nature in postindependence Zimbabwe. Nature and environment have played prominent roles in white Zimbabwean identity, and when the political tide turned against white farmers after independence, nature was the most powerful resource they had at their : Yuka Suzuki.

Whiteness in Zimbabwe by D. Hughes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(9). White privilege (or white skin privilege) is the societal privilege that benefits white people over non-white people in some societies, particularly if they are otherwise under the same social, political, or.

Get this from a library. Whiteness in Zimbabwe: race, landscape, and the problem of belonging. [David McDermott Hughes] -- European settler societies have a long history of establishing a sense of belonging and entitlement outside Europe, but Zimbabwe has proven.

The Nature of Whiteness explores the intertwining of race and nature in postindependence Zimbabwe. Nature and environment have played prominent roles in whit. Book reviews Whiteness in Zimbabwe. Race, landscape, and the problem of belonging. Amanda Hammar MSO Professor of African Studies, Centre of African Studies, Copenhagen University Correspondence [email protected] Pages Published online: 01 Mar Cited by: 7.

Get this from a library. Whiteness in Zimbabwe: race, landscape, and the problem of belonging. [David McDermott Hughes] -- Victims of political persecution sinceZimbabwe's whites have never overcome the problem of belonging.

In North America and Australia, Europeans became the majority and "normal" partially. image of Kariba, and so became a symbolic site for the construction of whiteness in Zimbabwe from the s.

A striking theme of the whole book is that Zimbabwean whiteness was developed in. Books shelved as zimbabwe: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo, Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga, Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An Afric.

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Whiteness in Zimbabwe: Race, landscape and the problem of belonging Article (PDF Available) in African Affairs () June with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Brian Raftopoulos. The history of colonial land alienation, the grievances fuelling the liberation war, and post-independence land reforms have all been grist to the mill of recent scholarship on Zimbabwe.

Yet for all that the country’s white farmers have received considerable attention from academics and journalists, the fact that they have always played a dynamic role in cataloguing and representing their.Beginning with Zimbabwe, this book seeks to disenthrall one struc-ture of feeling from the other—the better to recover humanism from both.

Plan of the Book How have European settler societies established a sense of belong-ing and entitlement outside Europe? Whiteness in Zimbabwe seeks to answer this question in its ethnographic, comparative. Whiteness is also polluting, and those “sealed in their whiteness” can never truly belong to Zimbabwe or to Africa ().

Whiteness, then, is a condition that needs redress, and “whites” have to escape it in order to dissociate themselves from their corrupt past and become citizens of Author: Rory Pilossof.