The Washing Of The Spears / Edition 1

The Washing Of The Spears / Edition 1

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by Donald R. Morris
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0306808668

ISBN-13: 9780306808661

Pub. Date: 09/01/1998

Publisher: Da Capo Press


Filled with colorful characters, dramatic battles like Isandhlwana and Rorke's Drift, and an inexorable narrative momentum, this unsurpassed history details the sixty-year existence of the world's mightiest African empire—from its brutal formation and zenith under the military genius Shaka (1787–1828), through its inevitable collision with white

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Filled with colorful characters, dramatic battles like Isandhlwana and Rorke's Drift, and an inexorable narrative momentum, this unsurpassed history details the sixty-year existence of the world's mightiest African empire—from its brutal formation and zenith under the military genius Shaka (1787–1828), through its inevitable collision with white expansionism, to its dissolution under Cetshwayo in the Zulu War of 1879.

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ISBN-13:
9780306808661
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Pages:
696
Sales rank:
560,714
Product dimensions:
1.53(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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The Washing Of The Spears 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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To anyone interested in Southern African history, this book is a must. The author has written this history of the Zulu nation in such an interesting way that it is hard to put it down until the last page has been read.