ISBN 9789996066740
Pages 450
Dimensions 210 x 148mm
Illustrations Colour Photographs
Published 2022
Publisher Luviri Press, Malawi
Format Paperback

Homage to Peasant Smallholders

Land and People of the Shire Highlands, Malawi

by Brian Morris

This book offers the reader a portrait - a representation no less - of the social life and culture of the peasant-smallholders of the Shire Highlands, situated in Southern Malawi. It explores the relationship between the people of the Shire Highlands and the natural landscape - in all its diversity and dynamic complexity. It is an ethnographic study focussing specifically on the peasant-smallholders of the Highlands, who constitute around 80 per cent of the current population and their complex, multi-faceted relationship to the land and its diverse biota.

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About the Author

Brian Morris

Brian Morris is Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at Goldsmiths College, University of London.