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Lähetyslääkäri Selma Rainio länsimaisen kulttuurin ja lääketieteen
edustajana Ambomaalla vuosina 1908–1938

Tiedekunta/oppiaine: yhteiskunta- ja aluetieteiden tiedekunta, yleinen historia
Sivumäärä: 79
Aika ja paikka: elokuu 2008,…

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,…

"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…

"The spread of the Christian faith is often said to have marked the greatest change in 20th century Africa. This dissertation analyzes the processes of this change in Ovamboland of northern Namibia, where it was initiated and guided by Finnish…

"Nakambale is a gripping description of SWA History (1869-1926) describing the life of Martin (Martti) Rautanen, a young Finnish man, come to work in the Northern part of the country as one of the first Finnish missionaries. He lived and worked in…

"The project, 'Namibiana in Finland' was divided into two branches. The first of these, being the proper documentation part of the project, consists of the inventory and cataloging of the Finnish archival records and literature on Namibia. The other…

"The starting point of this study were the discussions among the Finnish research-workers interested in Africa. On the basis of the above description, they felt it necessary to start an interdisciplinary program into the former South West Africa.…

"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…

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…

This study discusses the legitimacy basis of political power and its changes in historical African societies. It starts from Luc de Heusch's tenet that political power required a legitimacy basis of a spiritual kind, often formulated as sacred…

This documentary explores the struggles of the Namibian people to win their independence from South Africa, which illegally occupied their country since the 1971 revocation of the UN mandate, and documents the human rights violations committed by the…

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.
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