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By Brian Morris

This publication is a pioneering and accomplished research of the environmental heritage of Southern Malawi. With over fifty years of expertise, anthropologist and social ecologist Brian Morris attracts on a variety of info – literary, ethnographic and archival – during this interdisciplinary volume. 
Specifically focussing at the complicated and dialectical courting among the folks of Southern Malawi, either Africans and Europeans, and the Shire Highlands panorama, this research spans the 19th century till the top of the colonial interval. It contains special debts of the early historical past of the peoples of Northern Zambezia; the improvement of the plantation economic climate and background of the tea estates within the Thyolo and Mulanje districts; the Chilembwe uprising of 1915; and the advanced tensions among colonial pursuits in retaining traditional assets and the troubles of the Africans of the Shire Highlands in keeping their livelihoods.
A landmark paintings, Morris’s learn constitutes an important contribution to the environmental historical past of Southern Africa. it's going to attraction not just to students, yet to scholars in anthropology, economics, historical past and the environmental sciences, in addition to to an individual attracted to studying extra in regards to the heritage of Malawi, and ecological matters with regards to southern Africa.

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