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Tutkimustiedote
Joensuun yliopisto
Yhteiskunta- ja aluetieteiden tiedekunta/Yleinen historia
Lisa Nyholm

Suomalaisten lähetystyöntekijöiden toiminta ja kokemukset nälänhädän aikana
Ambomaalla vuosina 1928–33

Pro gradu –tutkielma,…

"Mission operations often found themselves in an ambiguous situation during a war of colonial conquest. On the one hand, the missionaries wanted to protect the people among whom they were working and keep the door open for the preaching of the…

"The study examines the interaction of missionaries and clergymen with the colonial administration in South West Africa/Namibia under German rule (1884-1915). It seeks to put forward a new, more specific picture of members of religious societies…

"Kernel tells about the San (Bushmen) of the western Okavango region of Namibia in the late 1950s and early 1960s - a period when the education system was being extended to include these earliest indigenous inhabitants of southern Africa.

As a…

"My study is focused on the Finnish missionary work among Bushmen in eastern Ovambo and Kavango in Namibia and on the image of Bushmen conveyed by it. The encounter of the cultures gave rise to new elements of the Bushman way of life that are partly…

"Ovamboland, located in northern Namibia, was the most important battlefield in the Namibians, long struggle for independence. Althought nearly half of the country\'s population lives in Ovamboland, the history of the Ovambo communities has been a…

Documents resistance to the German conquest by the Herero and Nama peoples; the South African take-over under the League of Nations mandate; land, labour and community resistance from 1920-1960; the emergence of Nationalist organisations; appeals to…

Introduction /​ Roger Kahle Why, O why, Lord Mission theology and mission strategy in Africa A black theology of liberation Mary's song of praise : Luke 1:46-55 A Christmas meditation : Isaiah 9:2-6 Zachariah's prophecy : Luke 1:68-79 An Easter…

Courtesy of Africana Museum, Johannesburg

The Roman Catholic church (Vicarate of Windhoek) and the Namibian Socio-Political Situation 1971-1981

This short film chronicles the struggles for independence, focusing particularly on the role of the Lutheran churches in Namibia, and in the international community. Missionary work, teachers, and aid workers are profiled.

This book documents and analyses the involvement of Norway in the liberation struggle in Southern Africa. Apart from focussing on the formulation of official policies and the extensive cooperation with the liberation movements in the field of…
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