HILL OF DESTINY. The Life and Times of Moshesh, Founder of the Basotho.

R265.00

London.: Longmans., 1969. Dj might be slightly faded; slightly frittered on edges. Book has new ffep; head & tail slightly bumped. xx plus 294 pages detailed text,maps and ilustrations; 9pp b&w photo pls. 3 maps. This is a moving and graphic biography of the great Moshesh, founder and potentate of the Basotho nation of South Africa. His life forms a striking contrast to the subjects of Dr Beckers’ earlier biographies. For while they–Shaka Zulu,Dingane,Mzilikazi and others–were autocrats who invariably ru;led by fear, Moshesh was wise and kindly, a leader whose exploits were renowned not only throughout Southern Africa, but in countries beyond the seas. Please see this bookseller’s list on for more Africana.. First Edition.. Hard Cover Brown Boards.. Very Good/Very Good in Plastic.. 228x27p35mm.

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TITLE : HILL OF DESTINY. The Life and Times of Moshesh, Founder of the Basotho.
AUTHOR: BECKER, PETER
EDITION: First Edition.
PUBLISHER: Longmans.
DATE PUBLISHED: 1969
PLACE: London.
FORMAT: Hardcover