© 2009

Land, Liberation and Compromise in Southern Africa

  • Authors

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Chris Alden, Ward Anseeuw
    Pages 1-4
  3. Chris Alden, Ward Anseeuw
    Pages 5-37
  4. Chris Alden, Ward Anseeuw
    Pages 38-74
  5. Chris Alden, Ward Anseeuw
    Pages 75-119
  6. Chris Alden, Ward Anseeuw
    Pages 120-157
  7. Chris Alden, Ward Anseeuw
    Pages 158-179
  8. Chris Alden, Ward Anseeuw
    Pages 180-184
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 185-263

About this book


This book analyzes the origins of the crisis in Zimbabwe and why it has had such a profound impact on both the land issue and democratic politics in the Southern African region. In doing so, it contributes to the present debates around Mugabe, neo-imperialism and the stability in the region.


Africa politics Southern Africa

About the authors

CHRIS ALDEN is a reader in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. He has conducted extensive field research across the Southern African region and has published widely on the international politics and conflict in Southern Africa as well as work on Asia-Africa relations.

WARD ANSEEUW is a research fellow at the Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), seconded to Post-Graduate School of Agriculture and Rural Development at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He has conducted research for the last 10 years in Southern Africa and the African continent, more particularly on the issues of agricultural restructuring, land conflicts, agrarian and land reforms. He has published extensively on these issues in scientific journals and with renowned publishers.

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