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Great Zulu Battles 1838-1906
     

Great Zulu Battles 1838-1906

by Ian Knight
 

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The Zulu kingdom established by King Shaka was robust and self-sufficient, but royal rivalries and newly arrived white colonialists made it a bloody period that shaped the face of modern Africa. This detailed depiction of day-to-day combat during nine of the most influential battles--from Thuleka in 1838 through the Civil War to the breaking of the royal

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The Zulu kingdom established by King Shaka was robust and self-sufficient, but royal rivalries and newly arrived white colonialists made it a bloody period that shaped the face of modern Africa. This detailed depiction of day-to-day combat during nine of the most influential battles--from Thuleka in 1838 through the Civil War to the breaking of the royal house--pulses with excitement. All the courage and horror of hand-to-hand fighting and strategic genius come through on every page.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785815693
Publisher:
Castle Books
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.03(d)

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