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by Landeg White
Author: Landeg White
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (April 24, 1987)
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Landeg White has written an interesting and informative book on the village of Magomero in southern Malawi between 1859 .
Landeg White has written an interesting and informative book on the village of Magomero in southern Malawi between 1859 and the present day. Unlike some books written by academics for a general readership, there is no dumbing-down, and White is able to express his empathy for the people of the village in a way that would be out of place in a more academic book. The book is divided into four sections, the first two of which cover to events that have given Magomero its two claims to fame
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Landeg White is a gifted literary stylist, and this book often reads like a novel (when someone says that, make sure they're not thinking of "Finnegan's Wake"). Recently Viewed and Featured. Your Child's First Pet: A Parent's Guide to Ensuring Success.
by Landeg White Cambridge University Press 1987. This book is a historical portrait of a village in the southern region of Malawi from 1859 to the present day. The portrait has two aspects. Magomero is a place on which many of the principal concerns of Africa’s historians in recent years are focused – the slave trade, Christian missions and their impact, colonialism and ethnicity, land alienation in a plantation economy, resistance and the rise of nationalism, peasant cash-cropping and the mobilisation of labour, the struggle for resources between men and women, and the perpetuation.
The Journal of African History. Volume 29, Issue 1 (Special Issue in Honour of ROLAND OLIVER). March 1988, pp. 120-123. Way of the Village - Magomero: Portrait of an African Village. Cambridge University Press, 1987. Pp. xii + 271. £1. 0. University of Stirling.
Donna Pankhurst, 1991. Portrait of an African Village by Landeg White. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1989, pp. 271, £. 5 p/.," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Lt. vol. 3(1), pages 95-97. Handle: RePEc:wly:jintdv:v:3:y:1991:i:1:p:95-97:2. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
See Magomero A portrait of an Africa village by Landeg White). The mission was abandoned after the death of Bishop Mackenzie. In 1889 the Catholic White Fathers also aimed to convert the Yao of Mponda in Mangochi. Chief Mponda gave them land to open a mission station. A shifted its sphere to Morumbala in Mozambique. After the failure of the . A in Magomero, Scottish Presbyterian churches established missions in Malawi, such as the St Michael and All Angels Church in Blantyre founded in 1876. The target once again were the Yao Muslims who had embraced Islam earlier than the 1870s. The influence of the Catholics has been strong since 1889.
Magomero is a vivid historical portrait of a Malawian village from 1859 to the present day. It focuses on a region which saw historically important political activity, in the founding of a colony of freed slaves and the rising of an independent church movement against white estate owners.