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Christians and Chiefs in Zimbabwe: A Social History of the Hwesa People, 1870s-1990s - International African Library No. 20 (Paperback)
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Christians and Chiefs in Zimbabwe: A Social History of the Hwesa People, 1870s-1990s - International African Library No. 20 (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 14/01/1999
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This is the fascinating social history of a remote chiefdom in Zimbabwe. The book focuses on the religion and politics of the area, describing how the Hwesa people adapted the Christianity that the missionaries brought to found their own popular Christianity, pitted against local notions of evil. It also examines the role of the chief, challenging the idea that the they were no more than colonial stooges. Key Features *Original and perceptive writing from a prominent Africanist historian *Fresh body of new data, challenging conventional wisdom

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 9780748611300
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 596 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 24 mm

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