The Resource African Cultures, Memory and Space : Living the Past Presence in Zimbabwean Heritage, edited by Munyaradzi Mawere & Tapuwa R. Mubaya

African Cultures, Memory and Space : Living the Past Presence in Zimbabwean Heritage, edited by Munyaradzi Mawere & Tapuwa R. Mubaya

Label
African Cultures, Memory and Space : Living the Past Presence in Zimbabwean Heritage
Title
African Cultures, Memory and Space
Title remainder
Living the Past Presence in Zimbabwean Heritage
Statement of responsibility
edited by Munyaradzi Mawere & Tapuwa R. Mubaya
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
960
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT14
LC item number
.A37 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mawere, Munyaradzi
  • Mubaya, Tapuwa R.
  • ProQuest (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Africa
Label
African Cultures, Memory and Space : Living the Past Presence in Zimbabwean Heritage, edited by Munyaradzi Mawere & Tapuwa R. Mubaya
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ou/detail.action?docID=1771004
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; List of Contributors; Contents; Whither African cultures? An introduction; Introduction; Objectives of the book; Reflections on the book chapters; Globalisation and the promise for global peace, harmony and oneness; Obstacles to sustainable globalisation; New opportunities and solutions to make-up for the failures of globalisation; Chapter 1 -- Ethnicity in Zimbabwe: The peopling of the modern nation-state; Introduction; A brief guide to the geography of Zimbabwe; Abridged history of Zimbabwe; Zimbabwean ethnic groups: temporal and spatial variations
  • ConclusionReferences; Chapter 2 -- Western hegemony and conquest of Africa: Imperial hypocrisy and the invasion of African cultures; Introduction; Cultural imperialism in African societies and the dilution of African cultural values; Decolonisation and postcoloniality: Rethinking the impact of colonialism in Africa; Cultural decadence: So what?; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3 -- Legislation and management of heritage landscapes in Zimbabwe; Introduction; A brief overview of heritage management in Zimbabwe; Heritage legislation: Conceptual analysis
  • The evolution of formal heritage management in ZimbabweHeritage legislation and administrative structures in Zimbabwe; National Trust Act Chapter 25.12 of 1960; The Urban Councils Act Chapter 29.15 of 1974; The Land Acquisition Act Chapter 20.10 of 1992; Environmental Management Act (Chapter 20.27) of 2002; Traditional Leaders Act Chapter 29:17; The NMMZ Act CAP 25.11 1974; Community-based legal system; Heritage legislation challenges in Zimbabwe; Proposed amendments to the NMMZ Act CAP 25.11; Conclusion; References
  • Chapter 4 -- Memory, Space and Contestations in Living Traditions: The case of Chitungwiza chaChaminuka Shrine in ZimbabweIntroduction; Location and description of the site; Historical background; Significant values of the Chaminuka Shrine; Proclamation efforts to date; The Chaminuka Legend and the enshrinement of the site; Graves at the site; Site modification and politics of association; Contested landscapes; Memorialisation of Chaminuka; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5 -- The Shona Folktale: An Enduring Legacy; Introduction; Theory of the folktale; The folktale as verbal art
  • Oral literature in a changing worldPolitical examples of the enduring legacy; Folktales and the cyberspace; Translation of the folktale; The folktale and the film industry; Animation and digitisation of folktales; Schools as new platforms; Folktales in music; The folktale as gospel parables; Conclusion; References; Chapter 6 -- Connoisseurs of traditional medicine: The use and efficacy of traditional medicine in pregnant women's health care; Introduction; Micro and macro perspectives of traditional medicine; Background to the use of traditional medicine in Zimbabwe
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789956792276
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)ybp12042770
Label
African Cultures, Memory and Space : Living the Past Presence in Zimbabwean Heritage, edited by Munyaradzi Mawere & Tapuwa R. Mubaya
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ou/detail.action?docID=1771004
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; List of Contributors; Contents; Whither African cultures? An introduction; Introduction; Objectives of the book; Reflections on the book chapters; Globalisation and the promise for global peace, harmony and oneness; Obstacles to sustainable globalisation; New opportunities and solutions to make-up for the failures of globalisation; Chapter 1 -- Ethnicity in Zimbabwe: The peopling of the modern nation-state; Introduction; A brief guide to the geography of Zimbabwe; Abridged history of Zimbabwe; Zimbabwean ethnic groups: temporal and spatial variations
  • ConclusionReferences; Chapter 2 -- Western hegemony and conquest of Africa: Imperial hypocrisy and the invasion of African cultures; Introduction; Cultural imperialism in African societies and the dilution of African cultural values; Decolonisation and postcoloniality: Rethinking the impact of colonialism in Africa; Cultural decadence: So what?; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3 -- Legislation and management of heritage landscapes in Zimbabwe; Introduction; A brief overview of heritage management in Zimbabwe; Heritage legislation: Conceptual analysis
  • The evolution of formal heritage management in ZimbabweHeritage legislation and administrative structures in Zimbabwe; National Trust Act Chapter 25.12 of 1960; The Urban Councils Act Chapter 29.15 of 1974; The Land Acquisition Act Chapter 20.10 of 1992; Environmental Management Act (Chapter 20.27) of 2002; Traditional Leaders Act Chapter 29:17; The NMMZ Act CAP 25.11 1974; Community-based legal system; Heritage legislation challenges in Zimbabwe; Proposed amendments to the NMMZ Act CAP 25.11; Conclusion; References
  • Chapter 4 -- Memory, Space and Contestations in Living Traditions: The case of Chitungwiza chaChaminuka Shrine in ZimbabweIntroduction; Location and description of the site; Historical background; Significant values of the Chaminuka Shrine; Proclamation efforts to date; The Chaminuka Legend and the enshrinement of the site; Graves at the site; Site modification and politics of association; Contested landscapes; Memorialisation of Chaminuka; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5 -- The Shona Folktale: An Enduring Legacy; Introduction; Theory of the folktale; The folktale as verbal art
  • Oral literature in a changing worldPolitical examples of the enduring legacy; Folktales and the cyberspace; Translation of the folktale; The folktale and the film industry; Animation and digitisation of folktales; Schools as new platforms; Folktales in music; The folktale as gospel parables; Conclusion; References; Chapter 6 -- Connoisseurs of traditional medicine: The use and efficacy of traditional medicine in pregnant women's health care; Introduction; Micro and macro perspectives of traditional medicine; Background to the use of traditional medicine in Zimbabwe
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789956792276
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)ybp12042770

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