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Nationalism and self-government in Rhodesian detention: Gonakudzingwa, 1964-1974

Abstract:

Political prisoners have commonly resisted the terms of their imprisonment. Under certain circumstances, they have also sought to displace the state's authority with their own institutions of government. These efforts provide a unique window onto political ideas and ‘languages of stateness’, as well as the effects of particular conditions of confinement. ZAPU detainees' practices in the remote outpost of Gonakudzingwa revealed a commitment to a model of bureaucratic power that drew on the Rho...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
International Development
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Southern African Studies Journal website
Volume:
37
Issue:
3
Pages:
551-569
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1465-3893
ISSN:
0305-7070
URN:
uuid:8a2c8ffd-8eff-4c66-8efd-03b7c28da06e
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1440
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daisy:1440

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