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ISBN:0435901605
Author: George Simeon Mwase
ISBN13: 978-0435901608
Title: Strike A Blow & Die Mwase AWS 160 (Heinemann African Writers Series)
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Category: Africa
Publisher: Heinemann; 2nd edition (March 24, 1975)
Pages: 135

Strike A Blow & Die Mwase AWS 160 (Heinemann African Writers Series) by George Simeon Mwase



Strike A Blow And Die: The Classic Story Of The Chilembwe Rising. by. George Simeon Mwase.

African Writers Series (AWS) is a series of books by African writers that has been published by Heinemann since 1962. The series has ensured an international voice to major African writers-including Chinua Achebe, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Steve Biko, Ama Ata Aidoo, Nadine Gordimer, Buchi Emecheta, and Okot p'Bitek. The emphasis is on Anglophone Africa, although a number of volumes were translated into English from French, Portuguese, Zulu, Swahili, Acoli, Sesotho, Afrikaans, Luganda and Arabic.

George Simeon Mwase,Strike a Blow and Die, ed. Robert I. Rotberg (London: Heinemann, 1975). 5. See Mwase, Back cover.

Emergence of the African Writers Series and the Global Circulation of African Literature. At that point, the AWS had published 100 different texts, and it would go on to publish hundreds more. In large part, the books with the AWS imprint were Anglophone African texts-those written in English within African nations with connections to the British Commonwealth through imperialism and colonization

Series: Heinemann African Writers Series. Publisher: Heinemann (December 10, 1984). ISBN-13: 978-0435902612. Shipping Weight: . pounds (View shipping rates and policies). Back to top. Get to Know Us. Careers.

George Simeon Mwase (c. 1880–1962) was a government clerk and later businessman and politician in colonial Nyasaland. He became politically active in the 1920s under the influence of the ideas of Marcus Garvey and his "Africa for the Africans" movement, and was instrumental in founding the Central Province Native Association in 1927. Mwase joined the Nyasaland African Congress (NAC) in 1944, soon after its formation, and later participated in its executive.

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African Writers Series history. African Writers Series encyclopedia. African Writers Series facts. African Writers Series ( AWS ) is a series of books by African writers that has been published by Heinemann since 1962.

The original AWS was inaugurated by Heinemann in 1962, the brainchild of publishing executive Alan Hill. Hill, whom Chinua Achebe describes in his book of autobiographical essays Home and Exile as "an adventurer with all the right instincts", recognised that the nascent post-colonial publishing industry was not supporting the growth of original African literature. Domestic markets at the time were dominated by foreign publishing houses, and were considered primarily a territory for selling books written and published abroad.

The Journal of African History. The Journal of African History. January 1970, pp. 159-160. An African View of John Chilembwe - Strike a Blow and Die. A Narrative of Race Relations in Colonial Africa by Gideon Simeon Mwase. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967. Pp. xlii + 135, map, illustrations. George Shepperson (a1). University of Edinburgh.