KwaZulu-Natal

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Dinuzulu - CT Binns

Dinuzulu, The Death of the House of Shaka by CT Binns is a story of the life of Dinizulu, the son of Cetshwayo and the final dissolution of the Zulu military empire founded by Shaka. By the same author as The Last Zulu King: The Life and Death of Cetshwayo.

ZAR275.00 
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Catholic Beginnings in Natal and Beyond - J.B. Brain

Catholic Beginnings in Natal and Beyond by J.B. Brain was first entitled The Early History of the Roman Catholic Church in the Natal Vicariate, 1864-1885 and describes the missionary history of the Roman Catholic Church.

ZAR200.00 
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The Native Reserves of Natal - Edgar H Brookes and N Hurwitz

The Native Reserves of Natal by Edgar H Brookes and N Hurwitz presents a detailed picture of the life of the African living in the restricted areas set aside for him under apartheid; education, health and hospitals, transport, agriculture, livestock, migratory labor, taxation, social welfare, administration, etc. This is the 7th volume in the Natal Regional Survey. Illustrated with b&w photos and line maps.

ZAR150.00 
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South Africa - Mangosuthu G. Buthelezi

1st US edition of South Africa: My Vision of the Future by Mangosuthu G. Buthelezi.

South Africa by Mangosuthu G. Buthelezi, leader of the Inkatha Freedom Party in KwaZulu-Natal is the intensely personal book by a black South African leader and his visions of the future.

ZAR90.00 
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Zulu References - Carl Faye

Zulu References by Carl Faye is a collection of geographical, historical but mainly linguistic information for the use of Zulu interpreters in native courts, police, missionaries, teachers and students. Illustrated with 5 portraits and a map.

ZAR200.00 
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Louis Trigardt's Trek across the Drakensberg 1837-1838 - Claude Fuller

Louis Trigardt's Trek across the Drakensberg 1837-1838 by Claude Fuller reconstructs Trigardt’s trek to Natal from his diary. It also contains his commentary on people he met along the way. Illustrated with a folding colour frontispiece, 8 plates and 5 folding maps. Number 13 of the Van Riebeeck Society First Series.

ZAR600.00 
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The Story Of The Zulus - J Y Gibson

The Story Of The Zulus by J Y Gibson is a history of the Zulu peoples from after their first contact with the colonialists to the latter part of the nineteenth century. Illustrated with b&w photos and illustrations.

ZAR650.00 
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Bearing Witness - Simon Haw

Bearing Witness: The Natal Witness 1846-1996 by Simon Haw is a history of South Africa's oldest continuously-published newspaper, founded by David Dale Buchanan.

Includes several black and white photographs from its history

ZAR150.00 
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A Field Guide to the Natal Drakensberg - Pat Irwin, John Ackhurst & David Irwin

A Field Guide to the Natal Drakensberg by Pat Irwin, John Ackhurst & David Irwin is an exceptionally well documented guide to the archaeology, history, climate geology, vegetation and fauna of the 'Berg. Illustrated with colour photos and line drawings.

ZAR75.00 
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Travels and Adventure in Eastern Africa - Nathaniel Isaacs

Travels and Adventure in Eastern Africa by Nathaniel Isaacs presents not only an eye-witness's accurate description of the Zulu people before they came under European influence, but the only comprehensive account written at first hand, from day to day, of the history of the king, Chaka.This edition has been edited with a biography of the author by Louis Herman & Percival Kirby. Illustrated with b&w and colour plates. Limited edition copy No. 184/1500.

ZAR600.00 
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Music in Durban (1850-1900) - George S. Jackson

George S. Jackson's Music in Durban (1850-1900), the first attempt of its kind to present a detailed, comprehensive an accurate account of the musical life of a South African city, is the result of intensive research carried out between the years 1958 and 1960.

ZAR375.00 
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Architecture in Natal from 1824-1893 - Brian Kearney

Architecture in Natal from 1824-1893 by Brian Kearney is a historical essay that gives an account of the houses and public buildings of the early colonial period, and is supported by hundreds of unique illustrations.

ZAR750.00 
Spine of The Cradle Days of Natal by Graham Mackeurtan
The Cradle Days of Natal - Graham Mackeurtan

The Cradle Days of Natal by Graham Mackeurtan begins with discovery and ends with a chapter on Americans in Natal. After the days of Vasco da Gama when the country was "made red with the blood of Portugal" most of the settlers in Natal for a period of three hundred years were survivors of shipwrecks: and their sufferings and adventures are here graphically described. In 1824 came the first real settlement,and thereafter the history is largely one of wars and massacres and heroic struggles for eighteen vital years,until Natal under a British Governor was annexed to the Cape.

ZAR350.00 
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Barrier of Spears - R.O. Pearse

Barrier of Spears by R. O. Pearse tells the full story of this timeless mountain world, and the men who climb its high peaks. It is a story of high adventure and mystery, of tragedy and stark drama, and of man's unconquerable determination in the face of tremendous odds.

ZAR400.00 
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The Abundant Herds - Marguerite Poland and David Hammond-Tooke

The Abundant Herds by Marguerite Poland and David Hammond-Tooke and illustrated by Leigh Voigt. This is a book about human creativity, not the creativity of the plastic arts, or of music, but rather that of a poet, the wordsmith.This unique book gives an overview of the history of Nguni cattle and their economic, social, political and spiritual importance to the Zulu people, both past and present.

ZAR550.00 
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The Zulu Kings - Brian Roberts

The Zulu Kings by Brian Roberts tells the story of the rise and fall of the Zulu dynasty in colourful detail. The first two Kings - the resolute Shaka and the fickle Dingane - dominate the book.

ZAR150.00 
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Long, Long Ago - R C Samuelson

Long, Long Ago by R C Samuelson is a book on the lives of the early settlers especially in Natal.  Illustrated with b&w photos.

ZAR900.00 
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From the Land of The Zulu Kings - J L Smail

From the Land of the Zulu Kings by J L Smail is a book on the history of European involvement and conflict in the Natal area, focusing on the 19th century.  Profusely illustrated with b&w photos, maps and drawings. Limited de Luxe edition: this is copy number 1262 of 2000.

ZAR450.00 
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With Shield and Assegai - J L Smail

With Shield and Assegai by J L Smail is an historical guide to Natal and Zululand is the result of many years of research and the contents speak for themselves. It is essential to all those who take an interest in the early history of South Africa. Profusely illustrated in black and white.

ZAR300.00 
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The Natal Carbineers - John Stalker

The Natal Carbineers by John Stalker is an early detailed history of one of South Africa's most famous regiments. The Natal Carbineers participated in the invasion of Zululand in January 1879, and on 22 January, 23 members of the Regiment perished in the famous battle of Isandlwana. The unit was subsequently relegated to garrison duties at Landmans Drift on the Mzinyathi, or Buffalo River.In September 1899, the Natal Carbineers was mobilised for active service in the British campaign to subdue the Boer republics of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.

ZAR6,000.00 
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Shaka's Children - Stephen Taylor

Shaka's Children: A History of the Zulu People by Stephen Taylor records the decline of a conviction. The Zulu were more than just another Bantu tribe of southern Africa, because in the years after their sudden eruption into dominance in the early years of the 19th century, they evolved something approaching an ideology. Their masterful founding father, King Shaka ka Senzangakona welded them into a unique community of Spartans, sure of their divine rights and privileges, bound together in pride, battle, mysticism and an essential humanism.

ZAR150.00 
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40 Years Among the Zulus - Josiah Tyler

40 Years Among the Zulus by Josiah Tyler presents an interesting account of Rev. Tyler's missionary life in South Africa from 1849 to 1889, where he strove to bring Christianity to the Zulu but was often revolted by the 'evil' practices of what he calls this 'heathen race'. He describes their way of life, their homes and dress, and all aspects of Zulu culture and custom.

This edition is limited to 1000 numbered copies, this being No. 899.

ZAR350.00