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Peasants, Traders, and Wives: Shona Women in the History of Zimbabwe, 1870-1939
Dr. Schmidt argues that women were central to the formation of African peasantries in Rhodesia. Yet women's status declined over the course of the colonial period. As political mechanisms threatenedExpand
Creating Shared Value in the Hybrid Venture Arena: A Business Model Innovation Perspective
Abstract In this paper we develop a strategy process model for hybrid ventures centered on business model innovation for shared value creation. We then validate the framework with an empirical focusExpand
Foreign Intervention in Africa: From the Cold War to the War on Terror, 1991–2010
When the Soviet Union disintegrated in 1991 and the Cold War ended, African client states were economically devastated, fraught with political divisions, and awash in weapons. No longer propped up byExpand
Negotiated spaces and contested terrain: men, women, and the law in colonial Zimbabwe, 1890–1939
During the early years of European occupation in Southern Rhodesia, people on the margins of African society took advantage of the erosion of indigenous authority structures. Women, in particular,Expand
Patriarchy, Capitalism, and the Colonial State in Zimbabwe
  • E. Schmidt
  • Political Science
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 1 July 1991
The process of economic development in the British settler colony of Southern Rhodesia (the modern nation of Zimbabwe) was dominated by the needs of European capitalists who had invested inExpand
How managers become leaders. The seven seismic shifts of perspective and responsibility.
: Few managerial transitions are more difficult than making the move from leading a function to leading an entire enterprise for the first time. The scope and complexity of the job increaseExpand
COLD WAR IN GUINEA: THE RASSEMBLEMENT DÉMOCRATIQUE AFRICAIN AND THE STRUGGLE OVER COMMUNISM, 1950–1958
  • E. Schmidt
  • History
  • The Journal of African History
  • 1 March 2007
When the Cold War broke out in Western Europe at the end of the Second World War, France was a key battleground. Its Cold War choices played out in the empire as well as in the métropole. AfterExpand
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