Shaka’s Children. A History of the Zulu People.

£16.00

Until now,history has portrayed Shaka,founder of the Zulu nation,as a pitiless and savage conqueror who depopulated much of southern Africa.Yet,on first encountering the Zulu,British fortune seekers of the 1820s described a civilized and dignified people,whose martial qualities were tempered by generosity and hospitality.The authors writing is resonant and acute,conjuring the atmosphere of the past without losing sight of historical versimilitude.

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Again I have both the h/b and the card covered versions of this work in stock.in nice clean boards,in fine pictorial d/w and clean sharp card covers.Sizes both 9×6 pp 14+416 & 14+416,inc index,bibliography,notes to text,glossary,plates,page maps.All hinges strong.Both bindings tight (suggest unread),Both internaly clean,bright and sharp throughout.Bookplate to front p/d of h/b.Both volumes. Fine–fine as new copies.

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