Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: "Of spelling errors and historical distortions: historians museums and the way forward': oral traditions concerning the identity of Maziriri, the Svikiro of the Chivi people
Authors: Mazarire, Gerald C.
Keywords: Spelling errors - Colonialism
Maziriri Svikiro - Chivi
Issue Date: 1999
Series/Report no.: Zimbabwea;No. 6
Abstract: Colonial misspellings have caused untold havoc on the nation's local history. Historians, Museums and the nation at large have a role to play in correcting the various distortions left by the colonial regime. By overrelying on colonial sources for the reconstruction of the nation's past historians have not only perpetuated these distortions but in some cases, actually authenticated them.
ISSN: 0250-3018
Appears in Collections:Research Papers

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
ABSTRACT misspellings.pdf197.87 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
Show full item record

Page view(s)

checked on Jul 16, 2024


checked on Jul 16, 2024

Google ScholarTM


Items in MSUIR are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.