A History of Mozambique

A History of Mozambique

Newitt, Malyn
Distribution: Canada Mexico Philippines Puerto Rico United States of America
Publication date: 03/22/1995
Format: Hardback illus.
ISBN: 978-0-253-34006-1
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This book summarizes five hundred years of the history of the societies that exist within the area that became Mozambique in 1891. It also takes the story up to the present, including the War of Liberation and Mozambique after independence. It is work of major scholarship that will appeal to experts and students alike.

Author Bio

MALYN NEWITT is a senior lecturer in the Department of History at Exeter University and author of numerous articles and book, including Portuguese Settlement on the Zambezi and Portugal in Africa.

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
1. The Mozambique Channel Region in the Sixteenth Century
2. The Interior South of the Zambesi in the Sixteenth Century
3. Mozambique North of the Zambesi to the Middle of the Seventeenth Centruy
4. The Portugues Conquest and the Loss of the High Veldt
5. Government of Mozambique
6. Afro-Portuguese Society and Town Life
7. Southern Mozambique
8. International Relations and Coastal Commerce, 1600-1800
9. The Gold Fairs
10. The Prazos
11. The Time of Troubles: Drought, the Slave Trade and the Nguni Invasions
12. Expansion in the Nineteenth Century
13. Zambesia and the Zambesi Wars
14. Mozambique and the Scramble for Africa, 1879-1891
15. Mozambique: the Making of the Colonial State
16. Mozambique under the Monarchy and the Republic
17. Mozambique and the New State
18. Labour Migration to South Africa and Southern Rhodesia
19. The War of Liberation
20. After Independence