The Zulus and Matabele: Warrior Nations/Glen Lyndon Dodds. Arms and Armour Press. Hardcover. First edition 1998. Out of print. Condition:As new. ISBN 1854093819
Lucid, authoritative, and enjoyable, this account chronicles the history of the Zulu and Matabele, their spectacular rise to power in the first half of the nineteenth century and their bloody downfall as the century drew to a close. It begins with the characters who spurred the people to greatness and nationhood, continues with the wars and battles which afflicted them and ends with an assessment of their role in the history of Southern Africa.
Excellent maps and illustrations throughout — an ideal introduction to the history of this reign.