The Shattered Nation.


This well known author presents the history of the Matabele in an attractive and vigorous form.The story of the tribe that settled in Rhodesia and was ruled by two famous kings,Mazilikazi and Lobengula makes absorbing reading.The reader will learn how Lobengula harboured no ill feeling towards the white man and was tricked into signing agreements which sealed the doom of his country.The book is a product of much deep research and will appeal to all interested in Africana and the story of a once great tribe.

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H/b in nice clean boards,in a pictorial d/w,clean but with some slight corner and edge-wear.size 9×6 pp 175,inc,index,bibliography,glossary,plates taken from reproduced b/w photographic prints,with some artists impressions.genealogical chart,diagrams.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm.No foxing.staining or browning.Internally clean and bright throughout.


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