From a colonial childhood, to the front-line of Rhodesia's vicious civil war, to the final disintegration of Mugabe's post-colonial Zimbabwe. "A gripping love declaration to Africa. With the... More > troubles of Rhodesia/Zimbabwe as background, the real protagonist of this book is Africa with all her wonders and horrors. Highly recommended for lovers of the continent, especially those longing for a well-balanced and honest account of recent African history" (review by Balazs Pataki, 2013). "The author remembers things that both racists and leftists would rather forget - the culture of humiliation and violence that made Rhodesia unsustainable, and the ugly silence of world opinion that made it possible for Mugabe to get away with genocide and ethnic cleansing. This book tore me from my political views and made me think seriously about the goals of humanity" (review by Avery Morrow, 2011)< Less
An urban design manual for Africa. Town planning and design principles relevant to town planners, engineers and architects working in Africa today.
30 years ago, Zimbabwe's engineers and... More > town planners revealed how the use of improved design techniques in low income housing estates could result in dramatic land and engineering cost savings, without loss of social amenity.
Better neighbourhoods + more houses for more people at less cost! A far-sighted solution to Africa's endemic housing problems.
This is a faithful reprint of the original 1981 Zimbabwe planning manual.
(Available on a Not-for-profit basis: - FREE DOWNLOAD; print version is sold at cost) Note: download may take several minutes, be patient!< Less
This intimate and hands-on safari travel guide reveals some of the best-kept secrets of Botswana’s northern game reserves – including the Okavango, Chobe, Savuti and many lesser known... More > idyllic spots. With insights into the area’s natural environment and geological history, this is a fascinating reference guide for anyone visiting Botswana. And the hand-drawn maps are a “must-have” reference for anyone planning a self-guided 4x4 safari. A re-print of the classic 1989 edition.< Less
An ideal yet affordable gift, this lovely set of 7 collectable prints brings back memories of Rhodesia’s graceful colonial architecture. This hand-sketched black and white A4 series depicts... More > some of Salisbury’s most iconic historical buildings - Old Meikles, Old Kingstons, Bamboo Inn, Store Bros, Grand Hotel, Standard Bank, Arnold Building. You can use your prints to create your own dramatic wall display - simply use the ADD/DOWNLOAD TO BASKET button, then print and frame your favourite pictures. Why not also create extra framed sets as unique gifts for your friends!< Less