Rhodesia (formerly Southern Rhodesia)
GOVERNMENT. Prior to Oct. 1923 Southern Rhodesia, like Northern Rhodesia, was under the administration of the British South Africa Company. In Oct. 1922 Southern Rhodesia voted in favour of responsible government. On 12 Sept. 1923 the country was formally annexed to His Majesty’s Dominions, and on 1 Oct. 1923 government was established under a governor, assisted by an executive council, and a legislature.
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Books of Reference
- Statistical Information. The Central Statistical Office, PO Box 8063, Causeway, S. Rhodesia, originated in 1927 as the Southern Rhodesian Government Statistical Bureau. Ten years later its name was changed to Department of Statistics, and in 1948 it assumed its present title when it took over responsibility for certain Northern Rhodesian and Nyasaland statistics. It publishes Monthly Digest of Statistics.Google Scholar
- Gray, R., The Two Nations: aspects of the development of race relations in the Rhodesias and Nyasaland. OUP, 1960Google Scholar
- Levin, L. S. (ed.), Central African Airways Guide to the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Annual (from 1957)Google Scholar
- Mason, P., The Birth of a Dilemma: The Conquest and Settlement of Rhodesia. OUP, 1958.Google Scholar
- — Year of Decision. OUP, 1960Google Scholar
- Kane, N. S., The World’s View: the story of Southern Rhodesia. London, 1955Google Scholar
- Leys, O., European Politics in Southern Rhodesia. OUP, 1959Google Scholar
- Reference Library. The Bulawayo National Library, Fort St./8th Av., Bulawayo. Librarian: D. Niven, OBE.Google Scholar