Basutoland Its Legends and Customs
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Basutoland Its Legends and Customs

By Minnie Martin
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  • BASUTOLAND:
  • CONTENTS.
  • Dedication.
  • CHAPTER I. OUTLINE OF BASUTO HISTORY—MOSHESHUE—LETSIE—LEROTHOLI—SCENERY—CLIMATE.
  • CHAPTER II. APPEARANCE OF BASUTO—ALBINOS—NATIVE VILLAGES—HUTS—MANNER OF LIVING—DRESS—ORNAMENTS.
  • CHAPTER III. MANNER OF CULTIVATING THE SOIL—GRAIN—HARVEST-FOOD—MANNER OF EATING—RESOURCES OF THE COUNTRY—IMPORTS—STATUS OF WOMEN—CHILDREN—RELIGIOUS CUSTOMS—MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS—HEATHEN SCHOOLS—AMUSEMENTS.
  • CHAPTER IV. CHIEF WARS—MOROSI—DEATH OF MOLAPO—INFLUENCE OF THE MISSIONARIES—COLONEL GRIFFETH—GENERAL GORDON—1843 TO PRESENT TIME—GOVERNMENT HUT TAX—MISSION SOCIETIES.
  • CHAPTER V. THABA BOSIGO—CANNIBALS—THEIR MANNER OF CAPTURING AND DESTROYING THEIR VICTIMS—SUPERSTITIONS—LAND TENURE.
  • CHAPTER VI. MARRIAGE CUSTOMS—DEATH CUSTOMS.
  • CHAPTER VII. BIRTH CUSTOMS—EDUCATION—INTELLECT—CHARACTER—NEWS-CARRIERS.
  • CHAPTER VIII. NATIVE DOCTORS—THOKOLOSI—MOLOI—WARFARE—PROVERBS.
  • CHAPTER IX. BOERS AND BASUTO.
  • CHAPTER X. THE STORY OF TAKANE.
  • CHAPTER XI. HOW KHOSI CHOSE A WIFE.
  • CHAPTER XII. THE VILLAGE MAIDEN AND THE CANNIBAL.
  • CHAPTER XIII. MORONGOE THE SNAKE.
  • CHAPTER XIV. MORENA-Y-A-LETSATSI, OR THE SUN CHIEF.
  • CHAPTER XV. HOW RA-MOLO BECAME A SNAKE.
  • CHAPTER XVI. LELIMO AND THE MAGIC CAP.
  • CHAPTER XVII. THE CHIEF AND THE TIGERS.
  • CHAPTER XVIII. THE MAID AND HER SNAKE-LOVER.
  • CHAPTER XIX. THE FAMINE.
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