Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier” as Want to Read:
Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier

0.0  ·  Rating Details ·  0 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
Toward the end of the nineteenth century, the British embarked on a concerted series of campaigns in South Africa. Within three years they waged five wars against African states with the intent of destroying their military might and political independence and unifying southern Africa under imperial control. This is the first work to tell the story of this cluster of ...more
Hardcover, 360 pages
Published May 27th 2014 by Yale University Press (first published January 1st 2014)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Zulu Warriors, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Zulu Warriors

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-8)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Jul 01, 2015 Neil rated it it was amazing
This is a detailed and compelling history of the British wars against African tribes and nations in southern Africa in the late 1870s, concluding with the destruction of the Zulu and Pedi nations in 1879. The research and documentation here seems first-rate, and I found Laband's insights into many of the motivating factors for these wars useful in my thinking about British imperialism in southern Africa. Laband goes into detail about the British use of African soldiers to fight in these wars, ...more
Philip rated it liked it
Jun 09, 2014
bernard's rated it really liked it
Apr 29, 2014
Reverenddave marked it as to-read
May 18, 2015
Ben Linzy
Ben Linzy marked it as to-read
Jul 29, 2015
Astrid Abildgaard
Astrid Abildgaard marked it as to-read
Apr 08, 2016
Nathan marked it as to-read
May 15, 2016
Adam added it
Jul 11, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book