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John McCracken
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Kubabika
Kenneth John McCracken

(1938-07-01)1 July 1938
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Kufwa23 October 2017(2017-10-23) (vyaka vikaŵa 79)
Mbumba(s)Jane Purkis (1966)
Juliet Clough (1972—)
Academic background
Alma materUniversity of Cambridge
Doctoral advisorRonald Robinson
Academic work
DisciplineHistory
Sub-discipline
InstitutionsUniversity of Dar es Salaam
University of Stirling

Kenneth John McCracken (1 July 1938 - 23 October 2017) wakaŵa wakulemba mbiri wa ku Britain ndipo wakumanya vya Africa. Wakamanyikwa comene cifukwa ca mabuku ghake ghakukhwaskana na mbiri ya Malawi na Cikristu mu vyaru vya ku Africa.

Mbili[lemba | kulemba source]

John McCracken wakababika mu Edinburgh, Scotland, pa Julayi 1, 1938.[1]Wakasambira pa sukulu ya Sedbergh School ndipo pamanyuma wakasambira pa St John's College, Cambridge, uko wakamba kutemwa nkhani za ku Africa. Wakasambira PhD ku Cambridge pasi pa Ronald Robinson, wakuyowoya chomene za mautumiki gha Church of Scotland mu Malaŵi.

Mu 1964, apo wakaŵa kuti wachali kusambira vya udokotala, McCracken wakaluta ku Africa. Wakamba kusambizga pa University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland ku Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia (sono ni Harare, Zimbabwe). Pamanyuma pakuti charu cha Rhodesia chajiyimira pawekha mu 1965, wakafumamo mu charu ichi na kwamba kusambizga pa dipatimenti yiphya ya mbiri ku yunivesite ya Dar es Salaam ku Tanzania. Kwenekura wakamalizga udokotala wake, uwo wakawusanga mu buku la Politics and Christianity in Malawi, 1875~1940 (1977). Wakamanyikwa kuti ni yumoza wa ŵanthu ŵakumanya comene vya Cikristu mu Africa. Apo ŵakaŵa ku Tanzania, muwoli wa McCracken, Jane Purkis, wakafwa pa ngozi ya galimoto myezi 10 pera ŵati ŵatorana.

Mu 1968, McCracken wakawelera ku Britain kuti wakambe uteŵeti wake ku yunivesite ya Stirling, iyo yikaŵako chaka chamara. Wakalemba nkhani zinandi zakukhwaskana na umoyo wa ŵanthu, vyachuma, ndyali, kweniso vya chilengiwa. Wakatoraso mu 1972. McCracken wakafumako ku Stirling kwa nyengo yichoko waka pakati pa 1980 na 1983 kuti watore udindo ku University of Malawi. Wakateŵeteraso nga purezidenti wa African Studies Association of the United Kingdom (ASAUK) pakati pa 1990 na 1992..[2] He retired from teaching in 2002.[3] Wakati wapumura, McCracken wakalutizga kulemba mbiri ya chalo cha Malawi, ndipo wakalemba mabuku ghanyake nga ni A History of Malawi, 1859~1966 (2012) na Voices from the Chilembwe Rising (2015). Wakafwa pa 23 Okutobala 2017.

Mu 2020 pakalembeka buku la mutu wakuti Politics, Christianity and Society in Malawi.



Uko vafuma vyakuyowoya[lemba | kulemba source]

  1. Ross, Kenneth R. (16 Novembala 2017). "Obituary: John McCracken, leading African historian and Malawi expert". The Herald. Retrieved 20 Epulelo 2018.
  2. "Dr John McCracken has passed away". Centre of African Studies. University of Edinburgh. Retrieved 24 Epulelo 2018.
  3. "John McCracken, historian of Malawi – obituary". The Telegraph. 12 Disembala 2017. Retrieved 20 Epulelo 2018.

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