Bulawayo Burning: The Social History of a Southern African City, 1893-1960

Bulawayo Burning: The Social History of a Southern African City, 1893-1960

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This book is designed as a tribute and response to Yvonne Vera's famous novel 'Butterfly Burning', which is set in the Bulawayo townships in 1946 and dedicated to the author. It is an attempt to explore what historical research and reconstruction can add to the literary imagination. Responding as it does to a novel, this history imitates some fictional modes. Two of its chapters are in effect 'scenes', dealing with brief periods of intense activity. Others are in… (more)

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Publisher: James Currey (April 18, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 2.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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