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Shaka king of the Zulus by Diane Stanley

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Published by Mulberry Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Shaka, Zulu Chief, 1787?-1828 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Shaka, Zulu Chief, 1787?-1828,
  • Zulu (African people) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Zulu (African people) -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Zulu (African people) -- Biography

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About the Edition

A biography of the nineteenth-century military genius and Zulu chief.

Edition Notes

StatementDiane Stanley and Peter Vennema ; illustrated by Diane Stanley.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
ContributionsVennema, Peter.
LC ClassificationsDT878.Z9 C565 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1403657M
ISBN 10068813114X
LC Control Number93011730

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