The Washing of the Spears
The Rise and Fall of the Zulu Nation
By (author) Donald R. Morris
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Washing of the Spears by Donald R. Morris
Book DescriptionFilled 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306808661
(229mm x 152mm x 44mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Donald R. Morris
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An account of the rise of the Zulu nation in southern Africa, and its fall under Cetshwayo in the Zulu war of 1879. This work sets out to be not only a history of the Zulus but also a full-scale study of the British colonial and military policy in relation to southern Africa, and of those involved.
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Author Biography - Donald R. Morris
Donald R. Morris, a graduate of Annapolis, served in the Navy and later in the CIA. In addition to two novels, he has written columns and articles for theHouston Post, Atlantic Monthly, American Heritage, Proceedings, and the Encyclopedia Britannica, among others. He lives in Houston, Texas, where he publishes the Donald R. Morris Newsletter.
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