The Resource 'Throwing down white man' : Cape rule and misrule in colonial Lesotho, 1871-1884, Peter Sanders

'Throwing down white man' : Cape rule and misrule in colonial Lesotho, 1871-1884, Peter Sanders

Label
'Throwing down white man' : Cape rule and misrule in colonial Lesotho, 1871-1884
Title
'Throwing down white man'
Title remainder
Cape rule and misrule in colonial Lesotho, 1871-1884
Statement of responsibility
Peter Sanders
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sanders, Peter
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DT2644
LC item number
.S26 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Gun War, 1880-1881
  • Lesotho
  • Lesotho
  • Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)
  • Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)
  • Lesotho
  • Sotho (African people)
Label
'Throwing down white man' : Cape rule and misrule in colonial Lesotho, 1871-1884, Peter Sanders
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Morija, Lesotho : Morija Museum & Archives, c2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [272]-289) and index
Contents
  • 1868: the imperial annexation
  • From `ultimatum' to `expectation'
  • `Ultimatum'
  • campaign against Orpen
  • policy of `expectation'
  • 18.
  • General Gordon
  • Gordon's appointment
  • Gordon's policy
  • Gordon goes to Basutoland
  • Gordon's departure
  • 1871: annexation to the Cape
  • making of a myth
  • 19.
  • Retreat and despair
  • Picking up the threads
  • Civil war in the house of Molapo: Jonathan and Joel (1)
  • further retreat
  • Civil war in the house of Molapo: Jonathan and Joel (2)
  • Preparing for the last retreat
  • 20.
  • final retreat
  • 2.
  • Merriman's mission to London
  • Marking time in Basutoland
  • Basotho are called upon to decide
  • final decision
  • end of colonial rule
  • 21.
  • Imperial rule and the triumph of the chiefs
  • More of the same
  • submission of Masupha
  • consolidation of imperial rule and the paramountcy
  • Moshoeshoe's chiefdom, Letsie's inheritance
  • 22.
  • Conclusion
  • Basutoland
  • Moshoeshoe's chiefdom
  • Letsie's inheritance
  • 3.
  • Cape government
  • policy
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • magistrates
  • Peace and prosperity
  • 4.
  • attack on the chiefs
  • land
  • courts
  • Stray stock and Sesotho custom
  • 5.
  • `Success' and fear
  • record of `success'
  • Gun War
  • first alarms
  • Further alarms
  • 6.
  • Moorosi War
  • Moorosi's chiefdom and the Quthing magistracy
  • first crisis
  • second crisis
  • third crisis
  • fourth crisis
  • outbreak of war
  • Causes and consequences: the key questions
  • first attack on Mount Moorosi
  • second attack
  • Negotiations
  • third attack
  • 7.
  • Conspiracy and confederation
  • African conspiracy?
  • Confederation, `vigour' and disarmament
  • 8.
  • Disarmament and the confiscation of Quthing
  • title and the praise poems: `Throwing down White Man'
  • Sprigg's mission
  • order to disarm
  • confiscation of Quthing
  • Peace Preservation Act
  • 9.
  • descent to war
  • Divisions among the Basotho and the intimidation of the loyalists
  • Colonial delays
  • Letsie's initiative
  • Sprigg's final mission
  • pt. I
  • 10.
  • Guns, chieftainship, land and drought
  • pt. II
  • GUN WAR
  • 11.
  • Predictions and prophecies
  • Fears and expectations
  • Organisation, resources, strategy and leadership: the Basotho
  • Organisation, resources, strategy and leadership: the Cape
  • 12.
  • MAGISTRATES AND CHIEFS
  • first phase of the war
  • Introduction
  • war in the south
  • war in the centre
  • war in the north
  • 13.
  • second phase of the war
  • war in the south
  • war in the centre
  • war in the north
  • 1.
  • Overtures for peace
  • 14.
  • third phase of the war
  • Negotiations for peace
  • resumption of fighting
  • Sir Hercules Robinson's award
  • pt. III
  • COLLAPSE OF CAPE RULE
  • 15.
  • mission of J.W. Sauer
  • Moshoeshoe the Wise and Victoria the Good
  • J.W. Sauer
  • talks at Morija
  • fine, `disarmament' and compensation
  • Masupha's `submission'
  • 16.
  • Joseph Millerd Orpen
  • Orpen and his magistrates
  • Trying to get justice for the Mateketoa
  • attempt to coerce Masupha
  • 17.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 306 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780850366549
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2515914-01umb_inst
  • 2513813
  • (Sirsi) i9780850366549
  • (OCoLC)729347854
Label
'Throwing down white man' : Cape rule and misrule in colonial Lesotho, 1871-1884, Peter Sanders
Publication
Note
Originally published: Morija, Lesotho : Morija Museum & Archives, c2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [272]-289) and index
Contents
  • 1868: the imperial annexation
  • From `ultimatum' to `expectation'
  • `Ultimatum'
  • campaign against Orpen
  • policy of `expectation'
  • 18.
  • General Gordon
  • Gordon's appointment
  • Gordon's policy
  • Gordon goes to Basutoland
  • Gordon's departure
  • 1871: annexation to the Cape
  • making of a myth
  • 19.
  • Retreat and despair
  • Picking up the threads
  • Civil war in the house of Molapo: Jonathan and Joel (1)
  • further retreat
  • Civil war in the house of Molapo: Jonathan and Joel (2)
  • Preparing for the last retreat
  • 20.
  • final retreat
  • 2.
  • Merriman's mission to London
  • Marking time in Basutoland
  • Basotho are called upon to decide
  • final decision
  • end of colonial rule
  • 21.
  • Imperial rule and the triumph of the chiefs
  • More of the same
  • submission of Masupha
  • consolidation of imperial rule and the paramountcy
  • Moshoeshoe's chiefdom, Letsie's inheritance
  • 22.
  • Conclusion
  • Basutoland
  • Moshoeshoe's chiefdom
  • Letsie's inheritance
  • 3.
  • Cape government
  • policy
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • magistrates
  • Peace and prosperity
  • 4.
  • attack on the chiefs
  • land
  • courts
  • Stray stock and Sesotho custom
  • 5.
  • `Success' and fear
  • record of `success'
  • Gun War
  • first alarms
  • Further alarms
  • 6.
  • Moorosi War
  • Moorosi's chiefdom and the Quthing magistracy
  • first crisis
  • second crisis
  • third crisis
  • fourth crisis
  • outbreak of war
  • Causes and consequences: the key questions
  • first attack on Mount Moorosi
  • second attack
  • Negotiations
  • third attack
  • 7.
  • Conspiracy and confederation
  • African conspiracy?
  • Confederation, `vigour' and disarmament
  • 8.
  • Disarmament and the confiscation of Quthing
  • title and the praise poems: `Throwing down White Man'
  • Sprigg's mission
  • order to disarm
  • confiscation of Quthing
  • Peace Preservation Act
  • 9.
  • descent to war
  • Divisions among the Basotho and the intimidation of the loyalists
  • Colonial delays
  • Letsie's initiative
  • Sprigg's final mission
  • pt. I
  • 10.
  • Guns, chieftainship, land and drought
  • pt. II
  • GUN WAR
  • 11.
  • Predictions and prophecies
  • Fears and expectations
  • Organisation, resources, strategy and leadership: the Basotho
  • Organisation, resources, strategy and leadership: the Cape
  • 12.
  • MAGISTRATES AND CHIEFS
  • first phase of the war
  • Introduction
  • war in the south
  • war in the centre
  • war in the north
  • 13.
  • second phase of the war
  • war in the south
  • war in the centre
  • war in the north
  • 1.
  • Overtures for peace
  • 14.
  • third phase of the war
  • Negotiations for peace
  • resumption of fighting
  • Sir Hercules Robinson's award
  • pt. III
  • COLLAPSE OF CAPE RULE
  • 15.
  • mission of J.W. Sauer
  • Moshoeshoe the Wise and Victoria the Good
  • J.W. Sauer
  • talks at Morija
  • fine, `disarmament' and compensation
  • Masupha's `submission'
  • 16.
  • Joseph Millerd Orpen
  • Orpen and his magistrates
  • Trying to get justice for the Mateketoa
  • attempt to coerce Masupha
  • 17.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 306 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780850366549
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2515914-01umb_inst
  • 2513813
  • (Sirsi) i9780850366549
  • (OCoLC)729347854

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