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Trade and politics in a Shona kingdom

H. H. K. Bhila

Trade and politics in a Shona kingdom

the Manyika and their African and Portuguese neighbours 1575-1902

by H. H. K. Bhila

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Published by UMI Books on Demand in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Commerce -- Political aspects.,
  • Manyika (Zimbabwe) -- Commerce -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementH. H. K. Bhila.
    SeriesStudies in Zimbabwean history
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi,291p. ;
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20093267M

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Trade and politics in a Shona kingdom by H. H. K. Bhila Download PDF EPUB FB2

As the author explains in the Preface, this book grew out of his doctoral thesis on 'The Manyika and the Portuguese from to ' submitted to the University of London in It deals with political and economic changes in and around Manyika, a small but wealthy Shona Kingdom in the southeastern part of Zimbabwe.

This Kingdom attracted many foreign. Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document. Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records Bhila, H. Title: Trade and politics in a Shona kingdom: the Manyika and their African and Portuguese neighbors, Published By: Original publisher Longman:.

: Trade and Politics in a Shona Kingdom: The Manyika and Their African and Portuguese Neighbours, (Studies in Zimbabwean History) (): Bhila, H.

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Bhila, H. Trade and politics in a Shona kingdom: the Manyika and their African and Portuguese neighbours, / H.H.K. Bhila Longman Harlow, Essex Australian/Harvard Citation. The Shona (/ ˈʃoʊnə /) are a Bantu ethnic group native to Southern Africa, primarily the country of Zimbabwe where they form a vast majority.

The people are divided into five major clans and adjacent to other groups of very similar culture and languages. 1 Shona regional classification. 2 Language and identity. 3 Shona ique:Matope's armies overran the kingdom of the Manyika as well as the coastal kingdoms of Kiteve and Madanda.

By the time the Portuguese arrived on the coast of Mozambique, the Mutapa Kingdom was the premier Shona state in the region. He raised a strong army which conquered the Dande area that is Tonga and languages: Shona, Karanga.

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book has a distinct post-independence flavour in its effort to understand the colonial roots of the country's crippling poverty and in its innovative use of work and protest songs as a Bhila, Trade and Politics in a Shona Kingdom: The Manyika and Their Portuguese and African."Star Ancestors is lavishly illustrated with mostly color photographs of the wisdomkeepers interviewed for the book, as well as with numerous examples of Native-American artwork in many different art harmonizes beautifully with the undeniable authenticity of the stories told-stories that both entertain and enlighten even as they ominously Book Edition: 2nd Edition, New Edition.The Interface of Language and History: The Case of Shona in Zimbabwe Nesbeth Grand, Michael Mazuru African languages and Literature at Great Zimbabwe University, BoxMasvingo, Zimbabwe [email protected] Corresponding Author’s Email: [email protected] ABSTRACT The article investigates the interface between language and history.