Humphrey Gibbs, Beleagured Governor (Innbundet)

Southern Rhodesia, 1929-69


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1998
Antall sider: 263
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780333721582
Kategori: Biografier og memoarer
Omtale: Humphrey Gibbs, Beleagured Governor
This is a biography of Sir Humphrey Gibbs, an upper-class Englishman who settled in Southern Rhodesia soon after it became a self-governing colony. He was a leading farmer and churchman, an MP, and eventually Governor of the country. In 1964 the Rhodesian Front declared UDI, but he remained at his post in Government House for a further five years, and was a conduit for negotiations between the British Government and the rebel regime.

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