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Peter Becker

Trails and Tribes in Southern Africa

Published: Hart-Davis, London, 1975

Edition: 1st

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Trails and Tribes in Southern Africa, photographic illustration, 211 pages, 240 x 255mm, edgeware on dust jacket,address on title page, condition of book:very good.

The author was the editor of Bona, director of the Institute of South African Languages and partner in the advertising agency, BBDO (SA). He authored 'Path of Blood: the rise and conquest of Mzilikazi', 'Rule of Fear: the life and times of Dingane, King of the Zulu' and 'Hill of Destiny: The life and times of Moshesh,' founder of the Basotho.

The author enjoyed close relationships with Chief Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi and King Cyprian Bhekuzulu Nyangayezizwe kaSolomon (1948-1968). At the coronation of King Goodwill at Nongoma in 1970, the author was the only (white) person allowed into the royal stockade to witness the slaughter of a bull by the impi.

Peter Becker died in an accident in 1984.

  • Jacket Condition: fair
  • Binding Condition: very good
  • Overall Condition: good
  • Size: 240 x 255mm

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