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Typescript theses related to Malawi, Southern Rhodesia and South Africa, and Hausa manual

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1944

Content Description

Three bound theses on subjects related to Malawi, South Africa and Southern Rhodesia, and one handbook to learn Hausa (a Chadic language spoken mostly in southern Niger and northern Nigeria).

  1. Teaching Yourself Hausa, by A. H. M. Kirk-Greene and Charles H. Kraft, 1966 (uncorrected draft). Annotation: "Presented by the author to the General Linguistics Library, June 1966".
  2. The Kololo Interlude in Southern Malawi, 1861-1895. A Study of Political Entrepreneurship in Nineteenth Century Malawi, by E. C. Mandala (M.A. thesis, University of Malawi, June 1977)
  3. Witwatersrand Genesis: a comparative study of some early gold mining companies, 1886-1894, by A. C, M. Webb (Ph. D thesis, Rhodes University, December 1981)
  4. The Evolution of the Southern Rhodesia Military System, 1903-1927, by Peter McLaughlin (Ph. D thesis, University of Zimbabwe, 1982). Signed by the author.


  • Creation: 1966-1982


Language of Materials

English, with some Hausa in the Hausa manual.

Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Copyright remains with the authors.


4 Volumes

Physical Location

Coll-1944 (1): CLX-A-1141; Coll-1944 (2), (3), (4): CLX-A-1143.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These typescripts were part of a large quantity of unprocessed books from the University of Edinburgh Library, were a mixture of donations, of remains of very large bequests, and of transfers from other parts of the Library. The manual entitled 'Teach yourself Hausa' was originally donated to the general Linguistics Library by the author in June 1966, and was after this internally transferred from the Class Library.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Aline Brodin in February 2019.

Typescript theses and Hausa manual from the 'GWUP', 1966-1982
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