THE DESTRUCTION OF THE ZULU KINGDOM: THE CIVIL WAR IN ZULULAND 1879-1884

  • D.H. Makobe Documentation Service Directorate, SANDF
Keywords: University of London, Professor Jeff Guy, historian on Zulu history, Cetshwayo kaMpande, , the invasion of the Zulu Kingdom by the British army, Anglo-Zulu war, the capture of Cetshwayo

Abstract

The Destruction of the Zulu Kingdom: The civil war in Zululand 1879-1884, was originally submitted as a Ph.D dissertation in History at the University of London in 1975.Professor Jeff Guy, a well known historian on Zulu history and the present head of the History Department at the University of Natal, Durban branch has divided his work into three main parts. In the first part, entitled the "Invasion" he details the foundations of the Zulu Kingdom, the political structure of the Kingdom during the reign of Cetshwayo kaMpande, the invasion of the Zulu Kingdom by the British army supported by colonial forces, and the Anglo-Zulu war which ended up with the capture of Cetshwayo, the last king of the independent Zulu Kingdom established by Shaka.
Published
2012-02-13
How to Cite
Makobe, D. (2012). THE DESTRUCTION OF THE ZULU KINGDOM: THE CIVIL WAR IN ZULULAND 1879-1884. Scientia Militaria - South African Journal of Military Studies, 26(1). https://doi.org/10.5787/26-1-242
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Book Reviews