The Zulus and Matabele. Warrior Nations


This is the story of the two great warrior nations that held sway in much of Southern Africa during the first three-quarters of the nineteenth century.Based on recent scholarship,it presents a lucid,authoritative and enjoyable account of the histories of the Zulu and Matabele nations,from the rise to power in the first half of the nineteenth century to their downfall at white hands as the century drew towards its close.It takes the reader into the places of power and on to the fields of battle,and features some of Africa’s most enduring heroes.

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H/b in nice clean boards,also in a fine pictorial d/w.Size 10x 6 pp 256,inc,index,bibliography,page maps,some b/w plates,mostly artists impressions,with some from reproduced photographic prints,mainly portraites.Hinges strong.Binding tight (suggest unread)There are some ink-dots,ticks and marks in ink throughout the bibliography,that should have been done in soft pencil.otherwise clean and bright throughout.


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