Our Bulawayo Scrapbook: Impressions of a City (Paperback)

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Our Bulawayo Scrapbook: Impressions of a City (Paperback)


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Established in 1893, Bulawayo is Zimbabwe's second largest city. it takes its name from the precolonial Ndebele settlement of Kobuluwayo which was captured by the forces of Cecil John Rhodes. Profusely illustrated, this book provides a general discussion of the historical development of the town and its various communities, and then goes on to discuss the unique structural features of the inner city area of Bulawayo. Street by street the buildings and monuments, past and present, are discussed together with dates, architects, developers and owners/tenants where these are known. The book aims to provide a historical snapshot of the evolution of the cityscape of Bulawayo from its African colonial roots to post independence developments up to 2023.

Product Details ISBN: 9781913460679
ISBN-10: 1913460673
Publisher: Cloister House Press
Publication Date: July 31st, 2023
Pages: 396
Language: English