To Dwell Secure: Generation, Christianity, and Colonialism in Ovamboland

Meredith McKittrick

The Ovambo communities of the Cuvelai floodplain in northern Namibia have embraced Christianity with enthusiasm. Christianity meant many different things to floodplain communities and struggles to incorporate Christianity paralleled and intersected with other ongoing struggles. This work shows how a local microhistory can illuminate the understanding of historical process throughout Africa.