This article reviews:
Becoming Zimbabwe: a history from the pre-colonial period to 2008 (Edited by Brian Raftopoulos and Alois Mlambo. Harare: Weaver Press. 2009).
Land, liberation and compromise in Southern Africa (By Chris Alden and Ward Anseeuw. Basingstoke: Palgrave. 2009).
Overcoming historical injustices: land reconciliation in South Africa (By James L. Gibson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2009).