The Zulu War 1879.

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Of all the conflicts fought by Victoria’s armies in the name of the British Empire,none better illustrates the triumphs and tragedies of imperial ambition than the Zulu War.In 1843 the British took over Natal,south-east Africa,from the boers.To their north was a small but proudly independent nation–Zululand.The Zulu had a high moral code,and a king,Cetshwayo,who symbolised their national values,They also had a strong militaristic tradition and a rputation for bravery.But they were regarded by the British as savages.This is the dramatic story of the British conquest of Zululand in 1879

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H/b in nice clean and sharp boards,in a v/g illustrated d/w,slightly hand-soiled.Size 9×6 pp 172,inc.index,bibliography,illustrated with some reproduced b/w photographic prints,along with some artistic drawings,field plans,with maps to endpapers.hinges strong.Binding good to strong.Some light foxing here and there.There are some ink-dots in the bibliography.No browning or staining,Internally clean and bright throughout.

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