The Agricultural History of Rhodesia

Robin Palmer (Chapter 9 of Robin Palmer & Neil Parsons (Eds), The Roots of Rural Poverty in Central and Southern Africa, Heinemann Educational Books, 1977)

Includes introduction; the nineteenth century; the era of peasant prosperity, 1890-1908; the white agricultural policy, 1908-14; the economic triumph of European agriculture, 1915-25; the political triumph of European agriculture, 1926-36; conclusion. Some of this also appears in the author’s long out of print book, Land and Racial Domination in Rhodesia, Heinemann, 1977