Government and Change in Lesotho, 1800–1966

A Study of Political Institutions

  • L. B. B. J. Machobane

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. L. B. B. J. Machobane
    Pages 1-28
  3. L. B. B. J. Machobane
    Pages 29-75
  4. L. B. B. J. Machobane
    Pages 188-233
  5. L. B. B. J. Machobane
    Pages 234-265
  6. L. B. B. J. Machobane
    Pages 266-306
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 307-374

About this book


This study of political institutions provides an objective appraisal of the precolonial institutions of the Basotho before colonial rule in 1868. It appraizes the impact of colonial rule on the old political structure, the introduction of new institutions and the development of new perceptions.


government Institution institutions

Authors and affiliations

  • L. B. B. J. Machobane
    • 1
  1. 1.MaseruLesotho

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1990
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-51570-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-20906-4
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