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Published: 10 December 2015

550 Pages | c. 10 b&w photos, 3 maps


ISBN: 9780197265925

Bookseller Code (AO)

Voices from the Chilembwe Rising

Witness Testimonies made to the Nyasaland Rising Commission of Inquiry, 1915

Edited by John McCracken

OUP/British Academy

Fontes Historiae Africanae

  • Rare, verbatim testimonies of contemporary African witnesses
  • Earliest written accounts of John Chilembwe
  • Detailed contemporary descriptions of the operation of plantation economy
  • First-hand insights into Christian millenarianism in Africa
  • Essential source for study of racial relations in early colonial Africa
  • Fully edited with explanatory notes and an introduction to give context