Isandlwana: How the Zulus Humbled the British Empire

Isandlwana: How the Zulus Humbled the British Empire

by Adrian Greaves


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783462629
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 05/03/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 865,896
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dr Adrian Greaves FRGS, a former soldier and senior police officer, has devoted the last 20 years of his life to studying the Anglo-Zulu War. He is the founder of the Anglo Zulu War Historical Society, the author of numerous works including the bestselling Rorke’s Drift ( ) to which this book is a worthy companion. His books, The Curling Letters of the Zulu War, Redcoats and Zulus, Sister Janet, Who’s Who in the Anglo-Zulu War (2 volumes with Ian Knight) and David Rattray’s Guidebook to the Anglo-Zulu War Battlefield (Editor) have all been published by Pen and Sword Books Ltd.

Table of Contents

Foreword vi

Acknowledgements ix

Maps x

Introduction - Disaster at Isandlwana xv

Chapter 1 Conditions at Home 1

Chapter 2 The Adversaries 13

Chapter 3 Preparations for War 26

Chapter 4 The Days Before 50

Chapter 5 Decoy and Defeat 69

Chapter 6 Flight from Isandlwana 91

Chapter 7 After Isandlwana 115

Chapter 8 The Re-invasion and Destruction of Zululand 144

Notes 154

Battlefield Participants 161

Appendices 194

Bibliography 219

Index 221

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