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The Washing Of The Spears: The Rise And Fall Of The Zulu Nation

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.

Important places

Cape Town (127)


Western Cape (147)
KwaZulu-Natal (60)


South Africa (959)

Other geographical areas

Kalahari Desert (164)
Southern Africa (1,074)
Africa (5,755)