The Basuto – Ashton, Hugh


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Inscribed by the author who lived for a while in the village of a Basuto Chief. Based largely on his personal experiences, providing a historical and social background as well as a detailed account of the daily lives and activities of the Basuto people. The economic and political development and the changes in the social structure caused by contact with modern commerce and indsutry, the influence of mission, law and the working of native courts, medicine, magic and sorcery. Illustrated by b&w photographs.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
Date Published: 1952
Publication Place: London
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Very good

Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Fair to good. Card wraps with edge-wear, foxing and browning to spine

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Weight 900 g