The Chiwaya War: Malawians In The First World War, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Chiwaya War

Malawians In The First World War, 1st Edition

By Melvin E Page


296 pages

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This book focuses on the great War's effect on Africa in general and Malawi in particular. It describes the outbreak of the war, the recruitment of soldiers, the drafting of porters, the conditions of military life, the conditions on the home front, and the war's end.

Table of Contents

Preface -- The Great Conflagration -- A War of Thangata -- The Machona Cohorts -- The Hungry War -- A Time of Fire -- Not A Complete Peace -- A Shame to People's Souls -- Fighting for the World -- On Sources and Method

About the Author

Melvin E. Page

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General