• Political Science
  • Published 2010

The Collapse of Rhodesia: Population Demographics and the Politics of Race

@inproceedings{Brownell2010TheCO,
  title={The Collapse of Rhodesia: Population Demographics and the Politics of Race},
  author={Josiah Brownell},
  year={2010}
}
In the years leading up to Rhodesia's Unilateral Declaration of Independence in 1965, its small and transient white population was balanced precariously atop a large and fast-growing African population. This unstable political demography was set against the backdrop of continent-wide decolonisation and a parallel rise in African nationalism within Rhodesia. "The Collapse of Rhodesia" provides a controversial reexamination of the final decades of white minority rule. Josiah Brownell argues that… CONTINUE READING