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Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:15 am
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Hi

I must tell you that I found the Americanism 'gotten' as irritating as you obviously do. I should point out, however, that 'gotten' was commonly used in 18th century English. The US continues to ...

Mon Oct 06, 2014 9:17 pm
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A heads-up for those who might like to complete their set of the James Stuart Archive. Vol. 6 has finally been published by KZN University Press. Cost is ZAR465 plus postage.

KIS

Mon Sep 01, 2014 11:06 pm
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Andrew

I hope you enjoy reading the new edition. You are right about the first edition's scarcity - only 50 copies were published.

KIS

Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:33 pm
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Andrew

Thank for the news - I need every sale I can get! Donations to libraries are always worth it.

KIS

Fri Feb 21, 2014 11:44 pm
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Andrew

Absolutely no apology required.


There are changes, and a new entry, to the two Isandlwana chapters. Other papers have been reviewed, and to a lesser extent, modified

KIS

Fri Feb 21, 2014 6:10 am
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Andrew

Thank you for introducing the new publication - you anticipated me by a week or so. The book is in fact a revised second edition of my Studies in the Zulu War published a few years ago.

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Sun Oct 27, 2013 11:18 am
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I rather think we are to assume it is an isiQu, a necklace awarded to men for bravery. This looks like a very poor quality specimen to me. Those genuine items I have seen are very beautifully made.
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Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:07 am
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I have had a copy of this little gem for a number of years. It is a soft-covered publication in magazine format, of only 45 pages. It was published in 1987 by the Zulu Study Group, of which Ian Knight ...

Mon Sep 16, 2013 12:24 am
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I have thus far refrained from entering this debate because I wanted to see what arguments our two colonels would put forth. (Welcome back to Mike McCabe, by the way, in his own write!) It seems that ...

Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:39 pm
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Andrew

If you will give me an email address in a private message, I would be happy to let you have a copy of p. 88; the archives.com version is complete.

KIS

Thu Sep 12, 2013 12:07 pm
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Peterw

'Ware the dragon's daughter eh?

KIS

Wed Sep 11, 2013 10:55 pm
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Just a note to bibliophiles in impecunious circumstances. Blair Brown's little work is available for free download from archive.org.

KIS

Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:42 am
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Paul

Zululand at War sold some months ago on Antiquarian Auctions for US$105.00 plus p & p. Last week they sold Invasion of Zululand for US$200.00 plus p & p. Peter is right, as usual: pric ...

Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:10 pm
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Peter

I had not known that there was any delay in Booth's award of the Victoria Cross. There is certainly no mention of such in my own documentation relating to the award. (The National Archives, W ...

Mon Jul 08, 2013 1:40 pm
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I'm sorry, but I really should have indicated how matters ended:

Harward was acquitted and released from arrest. There the matter rested for a time. The conclusion to this sorry tale occurred in th ...
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