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Magomero : portrait of an African village

Author: Landeg White
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge Univ. Press 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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Magomero is the history, since 1859, of a Malawian village. The region saw historically important political activity, in the founding of a colony of freed slaves and the rising of an independent  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Landeg White
ISBN: 0521321824 9780521321822 0521389097 9780521389099
OCLC Number: 249512121
Description: XII, 271 Seiten Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: List of figures; List of maps; Preface; Part I. The Mang'anja Village: 1. 1859-1863: one of the neatest we have ever seen; Part II. The Lomwe Village: 2. 1901-1915: this place is wonderful; 3. 1915-1945: my children's market is the graveyard; 4. 1945-1985: John Chilembwe will make everything shine; Sources; Index.
Responsibility: Landeg White

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