The Anatomy of the Zulu Army from Shaka to Cetshwayo 1818-1879

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Forces of the independent Zulu kingdom inflicted a crushing defeat on British imperial forces at Isandlwana in January 1879. The Zulu army was not, however, a professional force, unlike its British counterpart, but was the mobilized manpower of the Zulu state. Knight details how the Zulu army functioned and ties its role firmly to the broader context of Zulu society and culture.
Forces of the independent Zulu kingdom inflicted a crushing defeat on British imperial forces at Isandlwana in January 1879. The Zulu army was not, however, a professional force, unlike its British counterpart, but was the mobilized manpower of the Zulu state. Knight details how the Zulu army functioned and ties its role firmly to the broader context of Zulu society and culture.
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AuthorIan Knight
PublisherWrens Park Publishing
PlaceLondon
Year1999
ISBN9780905778389
BindingHardcover
ConditionVery Good
Dustjacket ConditionVery Good
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