Washing of the Spears (BOK)

Donald Robert Morris

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In 1879, armed only with their spears, their rawhide shields, and their incredible courage, the Zulus challenged the might of Victorian England and, initially, inflicted on the British the worst defeat a modern army has ever suffered at the hands of men without guns. This definitive account of the rise of the Zulu nation under the great ruler Shaka and its fall under Cetshwayo has been acclaimed for its scholarship, its monumental range, and its spellbinding readability. The story is studded with tales of drama and heroism: the Battle of Isandhlwana, where the Zulu army wiped out the major British column; and Rorke's Drift, where a handful of British troops beat off thousands of Zulu warriors and won eleven Victoria Crosses.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1994 Forfatter Donald Robert Morris
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ISBN 9780712661058
Antall sider 672 Dimensjoner 15,4cm x 23,4cm x 5cm
Vekt 874 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd