Culture and Customs of Zimbabwe

Culture and Customs of Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe is freshly examined in this accessible overview, which evokes the contemporary ways of life in a largely homogenous and agricultural country.
Zimbabwe, formerly known as Rhodesia, won its independence from Great Britain in 1980 yet continues to feel the impact of Western lifestyles and prejudices. This rich, accessible overview freshly examines Zimbabwe, evoking the contemporary ways of life in a largely homogenous and agricultural country.

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Formerly known as Rhodesia, Zimbabwe won its independence from Great Britain in 1980. This overview offers an engaging narrative for students and general readers, evoking contemporary ways of life and the coexistence of traditional and Western forces in areas such as religion, music, gender roles and family, literature and media, art, leisure, and social customs. B&w photos of urban and rural citizens are included, and there is also a chronology and glossary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Discusses the history of Zimbabwe, including marriage, family, gender roles, and the influences of Western traditions on the cultures and customs of Zimbabwe.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
ISBN: 9780313315831
0313315833
Branch Call Number: 968.91 OWOMO
Characteristics: xiv, 163 pages, 7 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm

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