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This unique autobiography describes the life of a white Zimbabwean growing up in Zimbabwe-Rhodesia. It reveals and elucidate the perspectives and truth of poignant issues in the country’s transition from a British colony to an independent, one-party state, giving an insight into the build up to the political and economic anarchy that has thrown Zimbabwe into a financial abyss and that transformed a one time flourishing country into a land ravaged by hunger, disease and poverty. The Flame Lily Weeps Have you read this book? Found it interesting / informative / entertaining / useful / inspirational etc.? Please share you views. Thank you.
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A ncient West African Women is a short, crisp book which systematically explains how women in ancient West African tribes migrated from the Nile Valley in Egypt westwards to an area south of the Sahara, which we now know as West Africa. The book also polemically explores the lasting impact of chattel slave trading, colonization, Christianization and Islamization on the standing of West African women. In this book we discover the shifting fortunes of women, as ancient African cultures encounter the encroaching world and these strong pillars of African society became TOPPLED CORNERSTONES! Find out more... The Author - Christiana Oware Knudsen Born and brought up in Ghana West Africa. As a newly trained schoolteacher, she met the Danish medical doctor, Peder Christian Kjaerulff Knudsen, at Koforidua, Ghana, in 1955. They married and had three children. Later on they moved to Denmark to settle. Christiana Knudsen holds a Cand Phil degree in Social Anthropology from Aarhu