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Zulu Victory

The Epic of Isandlwana and the Cover-Up

Peter Quantrill, Ron Lock

This history of the Battle of Isandlwana (1879), which saw British expeditionary troops defeated by Zulu warriors, eschews colonial romanticism and recognizes Isandlwana as a ‘magnificent Zulu victory against an invading army with superior arms.’ Referencing numerous sources, including maps, photographs and the letters of Commander-in-Chief Lord Chelmsford, the book explores Chelmsford’s misguided preparations for the conquest of Zululand, the Zulus’ superiority in the field, and the attempt to cover up Chelmsford’s culpability.
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  • Publisher: Frontline
  • Year: 2015
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 232x156mm
  • ISBN: 9781848328488
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.5kg
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