By Ian Knight
The conflict of Isandlwana was once the one such a lot damaging incident within the 150-year background of the British colonization of South Africa. in a single bloody day more than 800 British troops, 500 in their allies, and not less than 2,000 Zulus have been killed in a outstanding defeat for the British empire. the implications of the conflict echoed brutally around the following a long time as Britain took ruthless revenge at the Zulu humans. In Zulu Rising Ian Knight indicates that the brutality of the conflict used to be the results of an inevitable conflict among competitive warrior traditions. For the 1st time he offers complete weight to the Zulu adventure and explores the truth of the battling in the course of the eyes of guys who took half on each side, having a look into the human middle of this savage clash. in keeping with new study, together with formerly unpublished fabric, Zulu oral background, and new archaeological facts from the battlefield, this is often the definitive account of a conflict that has formed the political fortunes of the Zulu humans to this day.