Amazulu; The Zulus, Their Past History, Manners, Customs, And Language, With Observations On The…

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byThomas B. Jenkinson

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1884. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INTRODUCTION. As Ketchwayo, late Chief-paramount of the Zulu nation, is on his way to England, many will be glad to have more information about him and his case. I was bidding farewell to my friends in England before leaving for Natal as Missionary of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, when tidings came of the death of Panda, or Umpande, supreme chief of Zululand, and father of Ketchwayo. I sailed for Port Natal on 5th March 1873, stayed in that country above six years, and landed at Plymouth in July 1879, just as the news came of the decisive battle of Ulundi, which completed the overthrow of the Zulu army. I was in Natal during the six months of the Zulu War. As it was part of my duty to learn all about the natives, and to study the language, manners, and customs, and as I had access to the library of Dr. Callaway (now Bishop of Kaffraria), it may be supposed that I formed a fair acquaintance with the Zulu question. I can well remember what we felt about the Zulus and their chief, years before the war broke out. Fully one year before it did break out, I wrote to the S. P. Gr. in London, anticipating the war, and imploring aid from home in our defence, for that, sooner or later, the torrent pent up in Zululand must burst forth. Twice before it had burst upon Natal, carrying destruction before it--once hi Chaka's time, and again in Dingaan's. Years before it broke out, I was in Pietermaritzburg, and heard that the 1-13th Regiment P.A.L.I., under Colonel Montgomery, had gone up the country towards the Transvaal. I at once remarked, "I hope they won't come back until they have taken over the Zulu country." I met Dr. Sutherland in Maritzburg about the same time, and he told me that news had come from the agent in Zululand to the effect that you...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1884. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INTRODUCTION. As Ketchwayo, late Chief-paramount of the Zulu nation, is on his way to England, many will be glad to have mor...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217164242

ISBN - 13:9780217164245

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