The washing of the spears : a history of the rise of the Zulu nation under Shaka and its fall in the Zulu War of 1879 (Book, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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The washing of the spears : a history of the rise of the Zulu nation under Shaka and its fall in the Zulu War of 1879

Author: Donald R Morris
Publisher: London : Pimlico, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pimlico edView all editions and formats
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In 1879, armed only with their spears, their rawhide shields, and their incredible courage, the Zulus challenged the might of Victorian England and, initially, inflicted on the British the worst  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Shaka, King of the Zulu; Shaka, King of the Zulu
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald R Morris
ISBN: 0712661050 9780712661058
OCLC Number: 1017281854
Description: 655 pages [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Donald R. Morris ; with an introduction by Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi.

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Superb -- Noel Mostert * New York Times * Mr. Morris is evidently incapable of being dull... Hemingway would have relished his vigorous way of bringing history to life * The Times * An accomplished Read more...

 
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