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History of Lesotho __ "At some stage during their migration south from a tertiary dispersal area Bantu speaking peoples came to settle the lands that now make up Lesotho as well as a more extensive territory of fertile lands that surround modern day Lesotho..."  An encyclopedic article with links to additional material. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basutoland

History of Lesotho __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of the country of Lesotho." - From about.com - http://history1900s.about.com/library/world/blxlesotho.htm

Lesotho History __ An overview of Lesotho history along with information about government and economy. - From iexplore.com - http://www.iexplore.com/dmap/Lesotho/History

Lesotho: History __ An overview of Lesotho History along with access to other information about the country. - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0859249.html

 

Lesotho - History __ "Lesotho. History. What is now Lesotho was inhabited by hunter-gatherers, called the San Bushmen by the whites, until about 1600, when refugees from Bantu ..."  This and more. - From nationsencyclopedia.com - http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Africa/Lesotho-HISTORY.html

Lesotho - History and Politics __ You will find a fairly detailed overview of Lesotho's history.  "The Kingdom of Lesotho, or Basutoland, as it was known through most of the 19th and 20th centuries, owes its origins largely to the genius of Paramount Chief Moshoeshoe I (1786-1870)." - From iss.co.za - http://www.iss.co.za/af/profiles/Lesotho/Politics.html

Timeline: Lesotho __ Annotated timeline of important dates in Lesotho history. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/country_profiles/2005964.stm

 

 

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