Mhudi by Plaatjie, S T

Mhudi by Plaatjie, S T

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ISBN 9781431430673

Publisher: Penguin Modern Classics 2005

193 pages

Soft cover

Mhudi, is a romantic epic set in the first half of the nineteenth century, the main action is unleashed by King Mzilikazi's extermination campaign against the Barolong in 1832 at Kunana (nowadays Setlagole), and covers the resultant alliance of defeated peoples with Boer frontiersmen in a resistance movement leading to Battlehill (Vegkop, 1836) and the showdown at the Battle of Mosega (17 January 1839).