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Story of the Zulus

Gibson, James Young

ISBN 10: 0837135923 / ISBN 13: 9780837135922
Published by Greenwood Press, U.S.A., 1970
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Minor edge and corner wear; lightly scuffed and scratched; corners are lightly bumped and rubbed; no dj; some shelf wear; ex-library with the usual library markings; overall a nice used copy! Blue cloth with silver lettering on the spine. 338 historical and informative pages of text and 12 wonderful pages of historic black and white photographs and illustrations! "The writing of this book was brought about rather by the influence of the authors circumstances than by any aspiration or desire on his part to appear before the public in the character of a writer. During his childhood, which was spent in Natal, one of the chief topics of conversation there, of both the black and the white races, was the Zulus. His mind was filled with thrilling tales of what they had done and were doing, all rendered the more romantic by a surrounding element of haze. In after years, when he chanced to be closely associated with the people and the afi Eairs of their country, he was led by a natural process to inquire into the actual facts. The task was one to which it was necessary to devote a good deal of time and patience. There were many Zulus living who possessed the information which was required, but, scattered as they were over a wide extent of country, there was difficulty, first in learning of and then in meeting them. Eventually, however, the material was got together which was embodied in the first edition. It was hoped, amongst other things, that publication would call forth criticism of a kind which would help in rendering the work more perfect, but this hope was not realised. Those who read the book were disposed rather to regard it as authoritative, and to say kind things about it. The whole responsibility in the matter thus remained with the author, and he has felt it to be his duty, after the lapse of some years, to reprint it in a revised and extended form." Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 047601

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Title: Story of the Zulus

Publisher: Greenwood Press, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Blue Cloth

Book Condition: Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: Reprint (1911).

Book Type: Ex-Library

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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections
such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact,
or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections,
have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works
worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.
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The Story Of The Zulus

James Young Gibson

Longmans, Green and co., 1911

Zulu (African people); Zululand (South Africa); Zulus

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