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Physical Description xviii, p. Subjects Zulu War, -- Bibliography. The conflict, fought against a native adversary that the British initially underestimated, is remarkable for battles that included perhaps the most humiliating defeat in British military history-the Battle of Isandlwana on January 22, and one of the most heroic feats of martial arms-the defense of Rorke's Drift on January , Although it lasted only six months, it is one of the most examined, studied, and debated conflicts in Victorian military history.
A Selected Bibliography is a research guide and tool for identifying obscure publications and source materials to encourage continued original and thought-provoking contributions to this popular field of historical study. Contents Machine generated contents note: Death of the Prince Imperial. Jones Contents note continued: Field Marshal Viscount Garnet J.
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Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links With access conditions Click to View at http: This book fulfills the need. The author has read widely on the subject and is able to offer worthwhile annotations. Of course, there can never be too many annotations, but this volume has enough of them to merit description as an annotated bibliography.
Although titled a "selected" bibliography, a book of this size plainly aims to be comprehensive. Whenever I see select with a bibliography not obviously short, I assume the author is asking the reader to believe that any omissions are deliberate. This book is good enough to drop the selected. There is a single significant problem and that is limiting the index to authors' names. This makes items without a name difficult to find as well as creating extra work for the user seeking an item written by a prolific author.
Nevertheless, all of us interested in the topic are indebted to the author.
One person found this helpful 2 people found this helpful. The Zulu War, although relatively short, continues to fascinate historians and enthusiasts alike today. Anyone wanted a study guide to published and unpublished material should have this book. The scope and variety of its contents, and value to researchers and historians, cannot be undervalued.
One noted reader has written: For a book collector such as myself, this is an invaluable addition to one's library. By your extending the book to incorporate so many aspects of Zulu history and so adding vital background detail adds to the book's 'must have' status. In this regard, Raugh's book is an invaluable tool for studying and researching the Anglo-Zulu War. For example, Raugh's guide begins with a general bibliographic overview of the political and economic background to the war.
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The Anglo-Zulu War was one of many colonial campaigns in which the British Army served as the instrument of British imperialism. The conflict, fought against a. Anglo-Zulu War, A Selected Bibliography is a research guide and tool for identifying obscure publications and source materials in order.
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It then proceeds with an outstanding bibliography on the rise of Shaka and the Zulu kingdom. Journal of Military History The compiler of this book Army Lieutenant Colonel of Infantry, the author or editor of five previous military history books and over articles and book reviews, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. I agree wholeheartedly and have written it on other pages in this forum , that all members of the Victorian Wars Forum would benefit tremendously from membership in the Victorian Military Society. There is a single significant problem and that is limiting the index to authors' names. None of your libraries hold this item. Raugh even includes miscellaneous lists on poetry, films and television, music and dances, and websites.
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