The Dead Will Arise. Nongqawuse and the Great Xhosa Cattle-Killing Movement of 1856-7. – Peires, J B


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A full-length study of this crucial episode in South African history. The author draws on an extensive body of evidence, including private correspondence and Xhosa oral tradition, in his examination of the religious and psychological dimensions of the episode. A fascinating chronicle of the causes and enduring historical consequences of the event. A few b&w photographs. Newspaper clipping showing the grave of Nongqawuse pasted on the half-title page. 348 Pages. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Binding: Softcover. Some mild edge-wear.

Publisher: Ravan Press
Date Published: 1989
Publication Place: Johannesburg
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good.
Binding: Softcover. Some mild edge-wear.

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Weight 700 g