The Assassination of Herbert Chitepo: Text and Politics in Zimbabwe
Limb, Peter, African Studies Review
HISTORY Luise White. The Assassination of Herbert Chitepo: Text and Politics in Zimbabwe. Bloomington: Indiana University Press/Cape Town: Double Storey, 2003. xiii + 139 pp. Endnotes. Bibliography. Index. $39.95. Cloth. $15.95. Paper.
Africa has had too many assassinations, but none is more enigmatic than the one that is the focus of this book. In 1975, the ZANU leader Herbert Chitepo was assassinated by a car bomb in Zambia. In The Chitepo Assassination (Zimbabwe, 1985) David Martin and Phyllis Johnson explored the circumstances of and motives behind the killing. Dissatisfied both with this somewhat sanitized version and with the ambiguous Report of the Special International …
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Publication information: Article title: The Assassination of Herbert Chitepo: Text and Politics in Zimbabwe. Contributors: Limb, Peter - Author. Journal title: African Studies Review. Volume: 47. Issue: 2 Publication date: September 2004. Page number: 167+. © African Studies Association Sep 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.