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Rhodesia:

see ZimbabweZimbabwe
, formerly Rhodesia,
officially Republic of Zimbabwe, republic (2005 est. pop. 12,747,000), 150,803 sq mi (390,580 sq km), S central Africa. It is bordered on the north by Zambia, on the northeast and east by Mozambique, on the south by South Africa, and on
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In Chapter 7 of Rhodesia Accuses, Peck, who was also a politician, used the sarcastic headline: "The 'Sins' of the Rhodesians", which he defined as follows: "Cecil John Rhodes in 1898 laid down the principle of 'equal rights for all civilised men'; and ever since that time this has been the political philosophy of the Rhodesians.
But it is important to note that in true Mapfumo fashion, and to the Rhodesian authorities' consternation, the singer played a set packed with many of his revolutionary songs.
The greater problem facing Rhodesia is that which is threatening the whole of Africa - the threat of Communist infiltration - so I will press for the abolition of sanctions, thus allowing the Rhodesians to run and develop their way.
This happened during the Rhodesian UDI crisis in the mid-1960s.
A widely sold and popular account is Fireforce: One Man's War in the Rhodesian Light Infantry by Chris Cocks (1997).
The client notes that their dog Henry, a highly sought-after male Rhodesian Ridgeback, has been showing great improvement in his physical prowess.
Susan Gibbs, then a nurse in Australia, became one of these Rhodesian farmer-wives when she married Duncan Fleming.
Given the above representations of the guerrilla in early 1980s Shona war narratives, it can be argued that the healthy state of the body as well as its ability to withstand death at the hands of the Rhodesian army as well as commanding liberating violence against the "enemy" is used to legitimise the new nation by representing nationalism as a humanising and dignity-affirming political brand.
In this case the Rhodesian bourgeoisie favoured an aesthetic that was the preserve of popular audiences in the United States, where 'high theatre' (9) consisted of 'serious drama.
A dog owner in Germany introduced her 17 Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies to the media.
AN ex-member of the Rhodesian SAS was yesterday jailed for 30 months after he attempted to export rare peregrine falcon eggs to a wealthy Arab in Dubai.
Each group fought a separate war against the Rhodesian security forces, and sometimes fought each other.

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