The Anatomy of the Zulu Army.(From Shaka to Cetewayo)


A complete analysis of Zulu military forces.Eyewitness accounts by Zulus and their enemies.Anauthoritative study by the leading expert in the field.The forces of the independent Zulu kingdom inflicted a crushing defeat on the British at Isandlhwana in January 1879,sending shock- waves through the British army.For the Zulu army was not a professional force,but the mobilised manpower of the Zulu state.In this ground-breaking study,Ian Knight details just how it functioned and ties its role firmly to the broader context of society and culture.

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Limp pictorial card covers,in very fine clean and sharp condition.Size 9×6 pp 282 including further reading from Greenhill Books.index,bibliography,some reproduced woodcut prints and authentic posed photographs,page maps,drawings of battle plans.Hinges strong.Binding tight (suggest unread) internaly very clean,bright and sharp throughout. A fine –fine as new copy.


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