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By Owen J. M. Kalinga

Malawi, confirmed because the British protectorate of Nyasaland in 1891, received its independence in 1964 and moved instantly into 3 many years of one-party rule. because the mid-1990s, although, the rustic has held multi-party elections, as directed by means of its structure, and President Bingu wa Mutharika is presently serving his moment time period. The fourth version of the Historical Dictionary of Malawi, now newly extended and up to date, covers quite a lot of parts in Malawi heritage, together with the increase and fall of kingdom structures, non secular and socio-political routine, the financial system, setting, transportation, conflict, disorder, and normal sciences. writer Owen J. M. Kalinga charts advancements from pre-history to the post-Banda Malawi, from Tom Bokwito to James Sangala, and from the UMCA venture at Magomero to the second one time period of Bingu wa Mutharika's presidency, paying specific cognizance to the participants, teams, groups, and forces that experience molded this South African country.

The dictionary itself comprises over 1,000 cross-referenced entries on an important elements of Malawi background, and it's the so much vast single-volume reference paintings on Malawi on hand. as well as the dictionary entries, Kalinga offers a chronology containing very important dates and occasions and an informative bibliographical part prepared through topic. the ultimate a part of the bibliography provides the reader a listing of present and out of date newspapers and periodicals regarding Malawi, a fantastic source for additional learn. This newly up-to-date version is a wonderful entry element for college kids, researchers, and an individual desirous to comprehend extra approximately Malawi.

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