The 1980 Rhodesian elections: a first-hand account and analysis

When the Salisbury and Patriotic Front delegations signed the Lancaster House Agreement on 21 December, 1979, both agreed to observe a cease-fire monitored by Commonwealth Forces, and to accept the verdict of British-supervised and internationally observed elections after a two-month transition period. The author, a postgraduate research student at Leicester University, spent two months in Rhodesia observing and studying the elections, held in February 1980, as part of his research for a doctoral thesis. Notes.

Title: The 1980 Rhodesian elections: a first-hand account and analysis
Author: Gregory, Martyn
Year: 1980
Periodical: The World Today: Chatham House Review
Volume: 36
Issue: 5
Pages: 180-188
Language: English
Geographic term: Zimbabwe
Abstract: When the Salisbury and Patriotic Front delegations signed the Lancaster House Agreement on 21 December, 1979, both agreed to observe a cease-fire monitored by Commonwealth Forces, and to accept the verdict of British-supervised and internationally observed elections after a two-month transition period. The author, a postgraduate research student at Leicester University, spent two months in Rhodesia observing and studying the elections, held in February 1980, as part of his research for a doctoral thesis. Notes.