Rhodesia Rhodesia region Reading Zimbabwe Origins of Rhodesia In Origins of Rhodesia Samkange has written a straightforward history of the formative years of Rhodesia, This is based upon documentary and oral evidence studied in Rhodesia as well as in Britain and the United States. Origins of Rhodesia by Samkange Stanlake AbeBooks Origins of Rhodesia by Samkange, Stanlake and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks Origins of Rhodesia by Samkange Stanlake AbeBooks abebooks Passion for books. History of Colonialism in Rhodesia The Stockton I Rhodesia beginning of colonial invasion The colonial history of Zimbabwe, formerly known as Southern Rhodesia, dates back to when the British following Cecil John Rhodes and his South African Company ventured to the land in search of gold One of the most influential members of the British empire builders, Rhodesia definition of Rhodesia by The Free Dictionary Rhodesia A former region of south central Africa north of the Limpopo River The native kingdoms in the region were colonized by Cecil Rhodes s British South Africa Company in the s The region remained under British control until the s, when northern and southern Rhodesia gained their independence as Zambia and Rhodesia now Zimbabwe. Why the name Zimbabwe African Heritage Zimbabwe was formerly known as Southern Rhodesia , Rhodesia , and Zimbabwe Rhodesia The first recorded use of the name Zimbabwe as a term of national reference was in , when it was coined by the black nationalist Michael Mawema, whose Zimbabwe National Party became Rhodesia s War of Independence History Today In September Cecil Rhodes pioneer column trundled into Mashonaland to establish Fort Salisbury and the new colonial state named after its founder Rhodesia years later white ruled Rhodesia became the independent state of Zimbabwe. Colony of Southern Rhodesia britishempire Cecil Rhodes Named after Cecil Rhodes, Southern Rhodesia was to be formed as part of the scramble for Africa and in particular the competition between the Boers and British for domination in Southern Africa However the lands were under the control of the powerful Matabele tribe and their chief Lobengula. Origins of Rhodesia Internet Archive Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet Origins of Rhodesia by Samkange, Stanlake John Thompson, Publication date Publisher New York, Praeger Internet Archive Books American Libraries.