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Lesotho is rather different from most other African countries. For starters, it is a kingdom, which preserves a traditional hierarchy and customs, and its population consists of one fairly homogenous ethnic group, although admittedly there are differences and occasional rifts within it. Then, it is a landlocked country, completely surrounded by South Africa on which is depends heavily. Economically, it has not been doing particularly well, this partly because the country is so poorly endowed Lesotho is rather different from most other African countries. For starters, it is a kingdom, which preserves a traditional hierarchy and customs, and its population consists of one fairly homogenous ethnic group, although admittedly there are differences and occasional rifts within it. Then, it is a landlocked country, completely surrounded by South Africa on which is depends heavily. Economically, it has not been doing particularly well, this partly because the country is so poorly endowed by nature, and its people often eke out a living abroad. Politically, there have been ups and downs, the downs fortunately lying in the past, with Lesotho doing somewhat better since the latest elections. Socially and culturally, as hinted, it is quite unique and this can be gathered from reading the book. This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Lesotho covers the full scope of Lesotho's ancient, colonial, and independence eras. It gives greater emphasis to the more recent period and brings the book fully up-to-date. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries on civil society, key events, leaders, governmental, international, religious, and other private organizations, policies, political movements and parties, economic elements, and many other areas that have shaped the country's trajectory. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Lesotho. Books, History~~Africa~~General, Historical-Dictionary-of-Lesotho~~Scott-Rosenberg, , , , , , , , , , Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

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[SR: 4504867], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780810848719], Scarecrow Press, Scarecrow Press, Book, [PU: Scarecrow Press], Scarecrow Press, Although Lesotho is a small state never likely to be a major player in global affairs, its special interactions with South Africa make it a prototype for regional cooperation. Joint action by South Africa's and Botswana's military forces to end anarchy and preserve democracy in Lesotho serves as an important test case of regional peacekeeping in Africa.This reference provides comprehensive entries on historical events and personalities and focuses especially on the Basotho who have shaped Lesotho's development rather than on colonial officials and other expatriates. Greatest attention is given to the events, institutions, issues, personalities, places and external relationships of the post-independence era. The bibliography introduces a plethora of newer publications about Lesotho that have supplanted the rather sparse published literature previously available. An extensive chronology of Lesotho's evolution is included.The authors range of professional expertise and ability to compliment each author's areas of specialization. Offers in depth coverage of the most crucial events and participants in Lesotho's development., 4782, Lesotho, 4762, Africa, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 4798, South Africa, 4762, Africa, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 15812781, Southern Africa, 4762, Africa, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 4989, Reference, 4987, Historical Study & Educational Resources, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 11732, History, 11713, Encyclopedias, 21, Education & Reference, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 491410, Africa, 468230, History, 468206, Humanities, 465600, New, Used & Rental Textbooks, 2349030011, Specialty Boutique, 283155, Books

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Although Lesotho is a small state never likely to be a major player in global affairs, its special interactions with South Africa make it a prototype for regional cooperation. Joint action by South Africa''s and Botswana''s military forces to end anarchy and preserve democracy in Lesotho serves as an important test case of regional peacekeeping in Africa. This reference provides comprehensive entries on historical events and personalities and focuses especially on the Basotho who have shaped Lesotho''s development rather than on colonial officials and other expatriates. Greatest attention is given to the events, institutions, issues, personalities, places and external relationships of the post-independence era. The bibliography introduces a plethora of newer publications about Lesotho that have supplanted the rather sparse published literature previously available. An extensive chronology of Lesotho''s evolution is included. The authors range of professional expertise and ability to compliment each author''s areas of specialization. Offers in depth coverage of the most crucial events and participants in Lesotho''s development. Scott Rosenberg, Richard F. Weisenfelder, Michelle Frisbie-fulton, Books, History, Historical Dictionary of Lesotho Books>History, Scarecrow Press

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Historical Dictionary of Lesotho
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Rosenberg, Scott; Frisbie-Fulton, Michelle

Title:

Historical Dictionary of Lesotho

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0810848716

This historical dictionary provides comprehensive entries on historical events and personalities and focuses especially on the Basotho who have shaped Lesotho's development rather than on colonial officials and other expatriates. Greatest attention is given to the events, institutions, issues, personalities, places and external relationships of the post-independence era. The bibliography introduces a plethora of newer publications about Lesotho that have supplanted the rather sparse published literature previously available. An extensive chronology of Lesotho's evolution is included.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780810848719
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0810848716
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2004
Publisher: SCARECROW PR INC
496 Pages
Weight: 0,689 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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