Barotseland: the secessionist challenge to Zambia

@article{Caplan1968BarotselandTS,
  title={Barotseland: the secessionist challenge to Zambia},
  author={Gerald L. Caplan},
  journal={The Journal of Modern African Studies},
  year={1968},
  volume={6},
  pages={343 - 360}
}
  • G. Caplan
  • Published 1 October 1968
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Modern African Studies
Few of the new nations of Africa lack, as part of their colonial heritage, their potential Biafras—hence the reluctance of most African states to recognise the secessionist Eastern Region of Nigeria. This article is concerned with one of them, the Barotse Province of Zambia, and attempts to illuminate the historical background of the situation, the motives of the Lozi ruling class in demanding secession, and the methods by which successive colonial and independent governments have met this… 

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