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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.
Series: Pimlico, 148
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the rise of the Zulu nation in southern Africa, and its fall under Cetshwayo in the Zulu war of 1879. This work sets out to be not only a history of the Zulus but also a full-scale  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald R Morris
ISBN: 0712661050 9780712661058
OCLC Number: 59939927
Notes: New ed. Previous ed.: London : Cape, 1989?
Description: 655 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Pimlico, 148
Responsibility: Donald R. Morris : with an introduction by Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi.

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