FRONTIERS. The epic of South Africa’s Creation and the Tragedy of the Xhosa People.

£29.00

In the 1850’s,in despair after sixty years of disastrous wars and government betrayals that had cost them most of their ancestral lands,the Xhosa-South Africa’s most important and sophisticated black nation-gave way to a strange and dangerous teaching.Prophets among them declared that salvation lay in killing all their cattle,their most prized possession,and destroying all their food stocks.In this massive volume the history and final humiliation of this once great and proud people is revealed to the world.A nation destroyed in the name of progress.

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H/b in v/g clean boards,also in a v/g clean and sharp pictorial d/w priced clipped.Size 9×6 pp 21+1355,inc,index,bibliography,notes to text,plates,that include artists impressions,page maps,genealogical charts.Hinges strong.Binding tight (suggest unread).No foxing,staining or browning.Internally clean bright and sharp throughout. A v/g++ almost fine as new copy.

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