Christians and Chiefs in Zimbabwe: A Social History of the Hwesa People C. 1870s-1990s
Edinburgh University Press for the International African Institute, London, 1999 - Christianisme et civilisation - Zimbabwe (Nord-Est) - Histoire - 291 pages
Focusing on the religion and politics of a remote chiefdom in Zimbabwe, this book describes 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 they were no more that colonial stooges.
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