Dr. Markku Hokkanen is a Research Fellow at the Department of History and Ethnology in the University of Jyväskylä in Finland. He studied History at University of Jyväskylä and conducted research in Scotland and Malawi which lead to the awarding of his doctorate.
2007 0-7734-5341-5 Examines medicine and health, colonialism and Christian missionary efforts in Central Africa through the case-study of the Livingstonia Mission of the Free Church of Scotland in Malawi between 1875 and 1930. The author describes ideas, practices and experiences of illness, health and medicine among missionaries, Africans and colonialists in the Northern Malawi region. This book contains two color maps.