The Washing of the Spears
A History of the Rise of the Zulu Nation Under Shaka and Its Fall in the Zulu War of 1879Book - 1965
Filled with colorful characters, dramatic battles like Isandhlwana and Rorke's Drift, and an inexorable narrative momentum, this unsurpassed history details the sixty-year existence of the world's mightiest African empire--from its brutal formation and zenith under the military genius Shaka (1787-1828), through its inevitable collision with white expansionism, to its dissolution under Cetshwayo in the Zulu War of 1879.
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, c1965
Branch Call Number: 968.4045 MOR 1965
Characteristics: 655 p. : map ; 23 cm