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The Fear: Robert Mugabe and the Martyrdom of Zimbabwe

Peter Godwin
Format
Book
Published
New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2011.
Edition
1st U.S. ed
Language
English
Variant Title
Robert Mugabe and the martyrdom of Zimbabwe
ISBN
9780316051736 (hbk.), 031605173X (hbk.)
Summary
In this remarkable look inside Mugabe's isolated yet restive Zimbabwe, journalist Godwin and his sister, Georgina, return to their childhood home and tour the economically devastated and state-terrorized cities, farms, and diamond mines at considerable personal risk, gathering candid interviews with dispossessed farmers, marginalized elites, and former insiders to cast a light on the workings of Mugabe's dictatorship and psychology, and the "fear factor" crucial to his control.
Description
371 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Notes
  • "Originally published in Great Britain by Picador, 2010"--T.p. verso.
  • Includes index.
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