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Make Great Zimbabwe Great Again A study of the political usage of Great Zimbabwe 1980–2020


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Title: Make Great Zimbabwe Great Again A study of the political usage of Great Zimbabwe 1980–2020
Authors: Andersson, Adam
Issue Date: 4-Aug-2020
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: Great Zimbabwe
Mugabe
Nkomo
ZANU-pf
ZANU
ZAPU
MDC
Zimbabwe Bird
Shona
Ndebele
Identity
Colonialism
Rhodesia
Cultural Heritage
Abstract: The purpose of this master’s thesis is to show how Great Zimbabwe was politically used during the period 1980-2020. This work was also carried out with the aim to examine and nuance how archaeology is used within the framework of nationalism, and how cultural heritage is used by political organizations for different purposes. The essay applies a theoretical perspective based on critical cultural heritage studies. The essay’s material consists of archaeological texts which deal with Great Zimbabw... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/65895
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