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Faku

Rulership and Colonialism in the Mpondo Kingdom (C. 1780-1867)

Faku( )
Author: Stapleton, Timothy J.
ISBN:978-1-55458-593-9
Publication Date:Apr 2013
Publisher:Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $48.99
Book Description:

From roughly 1818 to 1867, Faku was ruler of the Mpondo Kingdom located in what is now the north-east section of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Because of Faku's legacy, the Mpondo Kingdom became the last African state in Southern Africa to fall under colonial rule.

When his father died, Faku inherited his power. In a period of intense raiding, migration and state formation, he transformed the Mpondo polity from a loosely organized constellation of tributary groups to a...
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Book Details
Pages:216
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Biography & Autobiography / General
History / Africa / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.578 Pounds



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