Christians and Chiefs in Zimbabwe: A Social History of the Hwesa People C. 1870s-1990s
Edinburgh University Press, 1999 - Christianisme et civilisation - Zimbabwe (Nord-Est) - Histoire - 291 pages
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.