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Zulu

The Heroism and Tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879

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Zulu by Saul David

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Saul David's "Zulu: The Heroism and Tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879" is a fascinating look at the most controversial and brutal British imperial conflict of the nineteenth century. The real story of the Anglo-Zulu war was one of deception, dishonour, incompetence and dereliction of duty by Lord Chelmsford who invaded Zululand without the knowledge of the British Government. But it did not go to plan and there were many political repercussions. Using new material from archives in Britain and South Africa, Saul David blows the lid on this most sordid of imperial wars and comes to a number of startling new conclusions. "Saul David's brilliant and magisterial account must now be regarded as the definitive history of the Zulu War". (Frank McLynn, "Literary Review"). "This meticulously detailed book ...give[s] a fully rounded and judicious account of this dismal conflict". ("Guardian"). "Fascinating, thrilling, convincing ...reads like a novel". ("Economist"). Saul David is Professor of War Studies at the University of Buckingham and the author of several critically acclaimed history books, including "The Indian Mutiny: 1857" (shortlisted for the Westminster Medal for Military Literature), "Zulu: The Heroism and Tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879" (a Waterstone's Military History Book of the Year) and, most recently, "Victoria's Wars: The Rise of Empire".

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141015699
ISBN-10: 0141015691
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 31mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Saul David

Saul David is an author and broadcaster. He was born in 1966 and educated at Edinburgh and Glasgow Universities, receiving his history doctorate in 2001. He is the author of six previous books including Mutiny at Salerno: An Injustice Exposed (made into a BBC Timewatch documentary), and The Indian Mutiny (Viking 2002). He is now presenting 'Great Escapes' series to be screened on Channel Five, appeared as an 'expert' on the BBC2 virtual battle series Time Commanders and was consultant for the BBC's 'Zulu: The True Story' (2003).

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