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Black soldiers in the Rhodesian Army 1956-1981: The loyalties of professionals

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During Zimbabwe’s war of liberation, the regular Rhodesian Army was, paradoxically, dominated by black soldiers. These soldiers have long been chastised as collaborators and ‘sellouts’ of dubious motive, or their service rendered in neo-Rhodesian accounts as an endorsement of Ian Smith’s racist regime. This thesis argues that such conceptions are fundamentally wrong. Instead, it contends that these troops possessed loyalties that were particular to regular soldiers.

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International Development
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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