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House of stone the true story of a family divided in war-torn Zimbabwe by Christina Lamb

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Published by Lawrence Hill Books in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hough, Nigel,
  • Aqui, -- 1962-,
  • Land tenure -- Zimbabwe -- Case studies,
  • Whites -- Relocation -- Zimbabwe,
  • Farmers -- Violence against -- Zimbabwe,
  • Zimbabwe -- Race relations -- Case studies,
  • Zimbabwe -- Politics and government -- 1980-,
  • Zimbabwe -- Social conditions -- 1980-,
  • Zimbabwe -- History -- Chimurenga War, 1966-1980

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementChristina Lamb
GenreCase studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD992.Z63 L35 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 290 p. :
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17239895M
ISBN 101556527357
ISBN 109781556527357
LC Control Number2007019814

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