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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English



  • Lesotho


  • Moshesh, Basuto Chief, d. 1870.,
  • Sotho (African people) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.,
  • Lesotho -- Politics and government -- To 1966.

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Edition Notes

StatementPeter Sanders.
LC ClassificationsDT787.2.M67 S26
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 350 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5248606M
ISBN 100435327933
LC Control Number75320909

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Moshoeshoe, chief of the Sotho. [Peter Sanders] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Peter Sanders. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: # King of Lesotho Moshoeshoe I\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Moshoeshoe Book 2. From this second book of three about Moshoeshoe (Moshesh), we read about this great statesman’s attempts to make ThabaBosiu a place of peace. Not everyone agreed with his decisions, though, and the Koranna were a disturbing force in the area at that time. Succession. The Succession to the throne of Lesotho is laid down in Chapter V of the African kingdom's constitution. The current King is Letsie III.. Chapter V Article 45 of Lesotho's constitution reads that: (1) The College of Chiefs may at any time designate, in accordance with the customary law of Lesotho, the person (or the persons, in order of prior right) who are entitled to succeed to First monarch: Moshoeshoe I (as paramount chief). Get print book. No eBook available. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Go to Google Play Now» Moshoeshoe, chief of the Sotho. Peter Sanders. Heinemann, - Biography & Autobiography - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

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Survival in two worlds: Moshoeshoe of Lesotho, by Leonard Monteath Thompson (Book); Moshoeshoe, chief of the Sotho by Peter Sanders (Book); Hill of destiny: the life and times of Moshesh, founder of the Basotho by Peter Becker (Book). In Moshoeshoe succeeded his father, Mokhacane, as the chief of the Bamokoteli. His first settlement was at Butha Buthe, but he later built his stronghold at Thaba Bosiu (Mountain of the Night). He united various groups of refugees during the Shaka wars, a period known as the ‘mfecane’ or difaqane (), into the Basotho nation.   When Chief Mohlomi met Moshoshoe (then called Lepoqo or Letlama) he embraced (or hugged) him in a manner only fitting for a great leader. In addition, he gave Moshoeshoe an earring (in those days the ‘great men’ put earrings as a symbol of power ). This surprised many since Moshoeshoe was but a son of a minor chief. Moshoeshoe and Lesotho. Moshoeshoe is seen as the father of the Basotho people as he was responsible for drawing together the scattered Sotho peoples who had been driven apart by Zulu and Ndebele raids, and for creating Lesotho, the Basotho Kingdom. Moshoeshoe was the son of Mokoleti, a sub-chief and became a minor chief leading a group of.