'Dissident Perspectives on Zimbabwe's Post-Independence War'

  title={'Dissident Perspectives on Zimbabwe's Post-Independence War'},
  author={J. Alexander},
A much neglected perspective on Zimbabwe's post-independence war is that held by its insurgents, the so-called dissidents. The experience of dissidents has been little explored, in part because of the difficulty of doing so until recently but also because scholars and journalists have analysed post-1980 violence in terms primarily of the political interests of Zapu and Zanu-PF, Zimbabwe's dominant nationalist parties, or the South African state. These often partisan accounts have portrayed… Expand