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作者 Hughes, David McDermott
書名 Whiteness in Zimbabwe [electronic resource] : race, landscape, andthe problem of belonging / David McDermott Hughes
出版項 New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
國際標準書號 9780230106338
book jacket
版本 1st ed
說明 xx, 204 p. : ill., maps
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
The art of belonging -- Engineering and its redemption -- Owning Lake Kariba -- Hydrology of hope -- Playing the game -- Belonging awkwardly
Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Mode of access:World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Sep. 27, 2010). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Victims of political persecution since 2000, Zimbabwe's whites have never overcome the problem of belonging. In North America and Australia, Europeans became the majority and "normal" partiallythrough the genocide of native peoples. Settlers to Zimbabwe, however, only comprised atiny minority. They monopolized the territory but struggled to assimilate culturally. Rather than integrating with African societies, many adopted a strategy of social escape. In this arresting and powerful study,David McDermott Hughes shows how they became emotionally and artistically invested in the non-humanenvironment surrounding them. He traces how writers, artists, and farmers crafted a white identityfocused on ecological conservation and how, emerging from state terror, some are now groping towarda whiteness of uncommon humanity and humility
鏈接 Print version: Hughes, David McDermott. Whiteness in Zimbabwe. 1st ed. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 9780230621428 (DLC) 2009028485 (OCoLC)426147334
主題 Whites -- Zimbabwe -- History
Whites -- Zimbabwe -- Social conditions
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
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Alt Author Palgrave Connect (Online service)
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