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The following is a list of books relating to the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 (Alphabetically by author)

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Handbook for The Martini-Henry Rifle
DP&G Military Publishers
Narrative of the Field Operations connected with the Zulu War of 1879
Greenhill Books, London. ISBN: 1-85367-041-3
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The Zulu War
(Intro by Ian Knight)
DP&G Military Publishers ISBN No. 1-903972-32-9
Heart of a Dragon - The VCs of Wales and the Welsh Regiments 1854-1902
Alister Williams, W.
1-84494-027-6 Bridge Books
The Story of The Zulu Campaign
Ashe, Major & Wyatt-Edgell, Captain
DP&G Military Publishers ISBN No. 1-903972-67-1
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For Queen and Country
Ashwood, Rodney
ISBN 1-84394-163-5
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The Rorke's Drift Men: Heroes of the Zulu War
Bancroft, James W.
ISBN 075245692X Publisher: The History Press Ltd,
Local Heroes: Rorke's Drift Men
Bancroft, James. W
The Zulu War 1879, Rorke's Drift
Bancroft, James. W
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Zulu War Heroes: 24th. Regiment VCs
Bancroft, James. W
Zulu War Heroes: The Defence of Rorke's Drift
Bancroft, James. W
Zulus at Bay
Barker, Denis
Tom Morgan Military Books [email protected]
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The Zulu War - Isandhlwana to Ulundi
Barthorp, Michael
The Zulu War; A Pictorial History
Barthorp, Michael
ISBN 0 7137 1005 5
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Zulu
Bartlett, W.B.
0752455435 The History Press Ltd
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Rorke's Drift - by those who were there
Baynham Jones, Alan & Stevenson, Lee
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Path of Blood
Becker, Peter
ISBN: 0140059784 Panther Books
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Rule of Fear
Becker, Peter
ISBN: 0140049770 Longmans Green & Co., London
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Ian Beckett's Isandlwana
Beckett, Ian
Brasseys
Eyewitness in Zululand
Bennett, I
Greenhill, 1989. ISBN 1-85367-033-2
Sister Janet: Nurse and Heroine of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879
Best, Brian & Stossel, Katie
Pen & Sword
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The Last Zulu King
Binns C.T
Longmans Press, 1963
Annals of Natal
Bird, J, Vols 1 & 2
Maskew Miller, Cape Town, 1885
Roaming Zululand with a Native Commissioner
Braatvedt, H.P
Shuter & Shooter, Pietermaritzburg, 1949
Olden Times in Zululand and Natal
Bryant, A.T
Longmans, London, 1929
The Zulu People
Bryant, A.T
Shuter & Shooter, Pietermaritzburg, 1949
British Infantryman in South Africa 1877-81
Castle, Ian
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Zulu War Volunteers, Irregulars & Auxiliaries
Castle, Ian
Osprey
The Zulu War Illustrated
Clammer, David
David & Charles (Holdings) Ltd 1973. ISBN: 0-330-2
Glamour and Tragedy of the Zulu War
Clements, W.H
Bodley Head, London, 1936
Ruin of Zululand, Vols 1 & 2
Colenso, Frances
Ridgway, London, 1884
History of the Zulu War and it's Origin
Colenso, Frances & Durnford, Lt.-Col A.W
DP&G Military Publishers ISBN No.1-903972-66-3
Colenso & Durnford's Zulu War
Colenso, Frances E. Edward Durnford
1846773962 Leonaur Ltd
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Diary of the Reverend Francis Owen
Cory, George
Van Riesbeeck Society, Cape Town, 1926
Zulu Battle-piece: Isandhlwana
Coupland, Sir Reginald
Collins, London, 1948.
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Zulu: The Heroism and Tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879
David, Saul
Penguin Books
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The Road to Isandhlwana
Droogleever, R.W
ISBN: 1-85367-118-5
Cetshwaya and the Three Generals
Dunn, John
Knox Publishing Co., Durban, 1886
A Soldier's Life and Work in South Africa
Durnford. Lt.-Col A.W
Sampson Low, London, 1882, DP&G Military Publisher
Like Lions They Fought - The Last Zulu War
Edgerton, Robert B
1988
Chelmsford and the Zulu War
French, G
Bodley Head, London, 1903
Story of the Zulus
Gibson, J.Y
P. Davies, Pietermaritzburg, 1903
Discovering the Battlefields of the Anglo-Zulu War
Gillings, Ken
ISBN-10: 1920143904 - 30 Degrees South
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Rorke's Drift
Glover, Michael
ISBN 1-853-26673-6 Wordsworth Military Library
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The Road to Isandlwana
Gon, Philip
A.D Donker, Johannesburg 1979. ISBN: 0-949937-65-7
Crossing the Buffalo: The Zulu War of 1879
Greaves, Adrian
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Flight of Colour
Greaves, Adrian
ISBN 0 950556 00
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Isandlwana
Greaves, Adrian
ISBN 0-304-35700-6 Cassell & Co
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Rorke's Drift
Greaves, Adrian
Cassell. ISBN 0-304-36641-2
A Review of The South African Campaign of 1879
Greaves, Adrian & Knight, Ian
Who's Who in the Zulu War (Vol. 1 - The British)
Greaves, Adrian & Knight, Ian
1-84415-479-3 Pen & Sword Military
The Curling Letters of the Zulu War
Greaves, Adrian and Best, Brian
The Days of My Life
Haggard, Sir H. Rider
Longmans, London, 1926
Cetshwaya and his White Neighbours
Haggard, Sir H. Rider
Kegan Paul, London 1891
ZULU - With Some Guts Behind It
Hall, Sheldon
ISBN 0-953-1926-6-0 Tomahawk Press
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Later Annals of Natal
Hattersley, A.F
Longmans, London, 1938
A Solemn Mockery; The Anglo-Zulu War of 1879. The Myth and the Reality
Hicks, Dr Jonathan
Fielding Publishing, ISBN 0-9551954-0-3
NTOMBE - The Bloody Affair at Myer's Drift
Hobson, Mark
Simprint Press
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The Noble 24th.
Holme, Norman
ISBN 0-902366-04-2 Savannah Publications
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Hill of the Sphinx - The Battle of Isandlwana
Jackson, F.W.D.
Westerners Publications
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Hook of Rorke's Drift
Johnson, Barry.C.
Bartletts Press, ISBN 0951711555
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The Boiling Cauldron - Utrecht District and the Anglo-Zulu War 1879
Jones, Huw M
Shermershill Press - www.casus-belli.co.uk
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The Zulu War 1879: Twilight of a Warrior Nation
Knight, I & Castle, I
Osprey
The Zulu War; Then and Now
Knight, I & Castle, I
ISBN 0-900913-75-4 After The Battle
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Zulu War 1879: Twilight of a Warrior Nation
Knight, I & Castle, I
Battleground South Africa
Knight, I & Castle,I
0-85052-655-8. Pen & Sword
Brave Men's Blood; The Epic of the Zulu War
Knight, Ian
Greenhill Books, London, 1990. ISBN: 0-947898-95-6
British Forces in Zululand 1879
Knight, Ian
Osprey
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By the Orders of the Great White Queen
Knight, Ian
Greenhill Books. ISBN 1-85367-122-3
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Companion to the Anglo-Zulu War
Knight, Ian
ISBN978 1844158010 Pen & Sword Books
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Dead Was Everything
Knight, Ian
Ian Knight, 1999
Go to Your God Like a Soldier
Knight, Ian
1-85367-237-8. Greenhill Books
Great Zulu Battles 1838-1906
Knight, Ian
Arms and Armour Press, ISBN 1-85409-390-8
Great Zulu Commanders
Knight, Ian
Arms and Armour Press, ISBN 1-85409-389-4
Isandlwana 1879: The Great Zulu Victory
Knight, Ian
Nothing Remains, But to Fight
Knight, Ian
ISBN 1-85367-137-1
Rorke's Drift 1879
Knight, Ian
ISBN: 1855329514 Osprey Military
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Rorke's Drift 1879; Pinned Like Rats in a Hole
Knight, Ian
ISBN 1-85532-506-3 Osprey Publishing
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The Anatomy of the Zulu Army
Knight, Ian
ISBN No. 1-85367-363-3 Greenhill Books
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The Sun Turned Black
Knight, Ian
The Zulus
Knight, Ian
Osprey
Voices from the Zulu War
Knight, Ian
1848325908 Frontline Books
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With His Face to the Foe
Knight, Ian
Zulu 1816-1906
Knight, Ian
Osprey
Zulu Rising: The Epic Story of iSandlwana and Rorke's Drift
Knight, Ian
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ZULU; The Battles of Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift
Knight, Ian
Windrow and Greene, London, 1992
The Battle of Ulundi
Laband J.
Kwazulu Monuments Council
Kingdom in Crisis
Laband J. Prof.
1844155846 Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier
Laband J. Prof.
ISBN-10: 0300180314 Yale University Press
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The Rise and Fall of the Zulu Nation
Laband, J
ISBN 1-85409-494-7 Arms and Armour Press
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The Anglo Zulu War 1879
Laband, J & Knight, I
Sutton Publishing, 1996, ISBN: 0750908823
Once Dark Country
Lee, Bishop A.W
S.P.C.K, London, 1949
The Shepstone Papers
Library of Dr. Killie Campbell, Durban
John Williams VC
Lloyd, WG
Isandlwana: The Revelation of a Disaster
Lock, Ron
ISBN 978 1 52670 742 0, Pen & Sword
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Zulu Conquered
Lock, Ron
1848325649 Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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'The Zulu War Through the eyes of 'The Illustrated LONDON NEWS'
Lock, Ron & Quantrill, Peter
Greenhill
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Zulu Vanquished: The Destruction of the Zulu Kingdom
Lock, Ron & Quantrill, Peter
Greenhill Books
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Zulu Victory The Epic of Isandlwana & the Cover-up
Lock, Ron & Quantrill, Peter
Greenhill Books - ISBN 1-85367-505-9
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The Red Book
Lock, Ron & Quantrill, Peter (Compiled)
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Zululand and Cetewayo
Ludlow, Capt.
DP&G Military Publishers
Historic Natal and Zululand
Lugg, H.C
Shuter & Shooter, Pietermaritzburg, 1948
Brutal Valour: The Tragedy of Isandlwana (The Anglo-Zulu War Book 1)
Mace, James
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A Review of The South African Campaign of 1879
Mackinnon, JP & Shadbolt, SH
Life and Letters of Sir Bartle Frere
Martineau, J
John Murray, London, 1895
The Zulu War
McBride, Angus
ISBN: 0-85045-256-2 Osprey, Men at Arms Series.
Throughout the Zulu Country - its battlefields and people
Mitford, Bertram
The Washing of the Spears
Morris, Donald R
Johnathon Cape 1966
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The Rise and Fall of the Zulu Empire 1979
Mountain, Alan
kwaNtaba Publications. ISBN: 0-620-24585-9
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In zululand with the British Throughout the War of 1879
Norris-Newman, Charles L
ISBN 0-85367-003-0 Greenhill Books
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The Zulu and the Raj: The Life of Sir Bartle Frere
O'Connor, Damian
Historical Records of the 24th. Regiment
Paton, Col.G, Glennin, Col.F & Symons Col.W.P.
DP&G Military Publishers
The Writings, Photographs & Sketches of Henry Charles Harford CB
Payne, Dr. David & Emma Payne
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A Soldier-Artist in Zululand:William Whitelocke Lloyd and the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879
Rattray, David
ISBN 978-0-620-37707-2 Rattray Publications
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David Rattrays Guidebook to the Anglo-Zulu War Battlefields
Rattray, David
Anglo-Zulu War, 1879: A Selected Bibliography
Raugh, Harold E.
Scarecrow Press
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Shaka Zulu - The Rise of the Zulu Nation
Ritter, E.A
Longmans, London, 1955. ISBN: 0-947898-99-9
Dead Was Everything: Studies in the Anglo-Zulu War
Smith, Keith I
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Local General Orders Relating to the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879
Smith, Keith I.
DP&G Military Publishers. ISBN 1-905265-28-X
How Can Man Die Better: The Secrets of Isandhlwana Revealed
Snook, Lt. Col Mike
ISBN: 1-85367-656-X Greenhill Books
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Like Wolves on the Fold:The Defence of Rorke's Drift
Snook, Lt. Col Mike
ISBN 1-85367-659-4.
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For God, Queen and Colony
Sole, Terry
Token Publishing
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The Rorke's Drift Doctor
Stevenson, Lee
0-9541963-0-9 Lee Stevenson Publishing
Diary of Henry Francis Fynn
Stuart, J & Malcolm, D. McK
Shuter & Shooter, Pietermaritzburg, 1950
Casualty Roll for Zulu & Basuto Wars 1877-79
Tavender, I.T.
Shaka's Children - A History of the Zulu People
Taylor, Stephen
Harper Collins, 1994 ISBN: 0-0255144-6
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Rorke's Drift: A New Perspective
Thornton, Neil
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Rorke's Drift: A New Perspective
Thornton, Neil
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Chetshwaya's Dutchman
Vijn, Cornelius
Longmans, London, 1949. ISBN 1-85367-007-3
Proud Zulu
Walker, Oliver
Werner Laurie, London 1949
LEGACY - Heroes of Rorke's Drift Vols. 1 & 2
Wheatley, Kris
ISBN: 0 9542441 5 X Published by J W B
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A Widow-Making War
Whitehouse, Howard
England's Sons
Whybra, Julian
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History of The Zulu War
Wilmot, A
DP&G Military Publishers ISBN No. 1-903972-91-4
Rorke's Drift 1879: Anatomy of an Epic Zulu War Siege
Yorke, Edmund
ISBN 0 7524 1978 Tempus Publishing
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They Fell Like Stones
Young, John
ISBN 1-85367-096-0 Greenhill
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