The fascination of the Anglo Zulu War of 1879 continues unabated It was impassioned almost 40 years ago by the film Zulu, starring Stanley Baker and a yet to be discovered Michael Caine Zulu has been shown and continues to be shown on British television than any other feature film In the USA and elsewhere it has become a cult movie Moreover, it created a near avalanche of books, articles, lectures, documentaries and websites that has come close to being an industry But the basis of all this activity was, in fact, generated 120 years ago by the weekly magazines of Victorian England such as the Illustrated London News.Although copies of the original magazines are much sought after and have become collectors items, the compilers have painstakingly acquired every issue pertaining to the conflict and, having extracted every report and illustration on the subject, have produced, with an index, and in chronological order, a unique record of the Anglo Zulu War, albeit through the eyes of a colonial Victorian age....
|Title||:||The 1879 Zulu War: Through the Eyes of The Illustrated London News|
|Publisher||:||30 Degrees South Publishers September 15, 2008|
|Number of Pages||:||314 pages|
|File Size||:||678 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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The 1879 Zulu War: Through the Eyes of The Illustrated London News Reviews
Interesting from the standpoint of the contempory take on the war by the London press. Recent histories lose that perspective with the advantages of hindsight.