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Bancroft, James. W Rorke's Drift ISBN 0-946771-94-4
Barthorp, Michael The Zulu War; A Pictorial History ISBN 0 7137 1005 5
Bennett, I Eyewitness in Zululand Greenhill, 1989. ISBN 1-85367-033-2
Binns C.T The Last Zulu King Longmans Press, 1963
Bird, J Annals of Natal, Vols 1 & 2 Maskew Miller, Cape Town, 1885
Blue Book C1137 Report of the expedition sent by the Governement of Natal to install Cetshwaya as King of the Zulus August 1873
Blue Book C1748 Correspondence respecting the War between the Transvaal Republic and Neighbouring Native Tribes and generally with reference to Native Affairs in South Africa April 1877
Blue Book C2220 Further Correspondence respecting the Affairs of South Africa 1879
Blue Book C2308 Further Correspondence respecting the Affairs of South Africa 1879
Blue Book C2676 Further Correspondence respecting the Affairs of South Africa 1879

Blue Book C3182

Correspondence relating to the Affairs of Zululand March 1882
Blue Book C3466 Further Correspondence relating to the Affairs of Zululand and Cetshwaya 1883
Braatvedt, H.P Roaming Zululand with a Native Commissioner Shuter & Shooter, Pietermaritzburg, 1949
Bryant, A.T Olden Times in Zululand and Natal Longmans, London, 1929
Bryant, A.T The Zulu People Shuter & Shooter, Pietermaritzburg, 1949
Campbell, W.Y Pamphlet on Cetshwaya, etc P. Davies, Pietermaritzburg, 1883
Clammer, David The Zulu War Illustrated David & Charles (Holdings) Ltd 1973. ISBN: 0-330-24582-1
Clements, W.H Glamour and Tragedy of the Zulu War Bodley Head, London, 1936
Cloete, Henry The Great Boer Trek John Murray, London, 1900
Colenso, Frances Ruin of Zululand, Vols 1 & 2 Ridgway, London, 1884
Colenso, Frances & Durnford, Lt.-Col A.W History of the Zulu War and it's Origin Chapman & Hall, London, 1881
Cory, George Diary of the Reverend Francis Owen Van Riesbeeck Society, Cape Town, 1926
Coupland, Sir Reginald Zulu Battle-piece: Isandhlwana Collins, London, 1948
Droogleever, R.W The Road to Isandhlwana ISBN: 1-85367-118-5
Dunn, John Cetshwaya and the Three Generals Knox Publishing Co., Durban, 1886
Durnford. Lt.-Col A.W A Soldier's Life and Work in South Africa Sampson Low, London, 1882
French, G Chelmsford and the Zulu War Bodley Head, London, 1903
Gibson, J.Y Story of the Zulus P. Davies, Pietermaritzburg, 1903
Gon, Philip The Road to Isandlwana A.D Donker, Johannesburg 1979. ISBN: 0-949937-65-7
Haggard, Sir H. Rider Cetshwaya and his White Neighbours Kegan Paul, London 1891
Haggard, Sir H. Rider The Days of My Life Longmans, London, 1926
Hattersley, A.F Later Annals of Natal Longmans, London, 1938
Isaacs, Nathaniel and Herman, L. Travels and Adventures in Eastern Africa Van Riesbeeck Society, Cape Town, 1936
Knight, I & Castle, I The Zulu War; Then and Now After The Battle, London, 1993
Knight, I Nothing Remains, but to Fight ISBN 1-85367-137-1
Knight, I ZULU; The Battles of Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift Windrow and Greene, London, 1992
Knight, I Rorke's Drift ISBN: 1855329514
Knight, I Brave Men's Blood; The Epic of the Zulu War Greenhill Books, London, 1990. ISBN: 0-947898-95-6
Knight, I Great Zulu Battles 1838-1906 Arms and Armour Press, ISBN 1-85409-390-8
Knight, I The Sun Turned Black Ian Knight
Knight, I Great Zulu Commanders Arms and Armour Press, ISBN 1-85409-389-4
Knight, I By the Orders of the Great White Queen 1992. Greenhill Books. ISBN 1-85367-122-3
Knight, I The Anatomy of the Zulu Army Greenhill Books, 1995
Knight, I Dead Was Everything Ian Knight, 1999
Laband, J & Knight, I The Anglo Zulu War 1879 Sutton Publishing, 1996, ISBN: 0750908823
Laband, J The Rise and Fall of the Zulu Nation Arms and Armour Press, 1997, ISBN 1-85409-494-7
Lee, Bishop A.W Once Dark Country S.P.C.K, London, 1949
Lugg, H.C Historic Natal and Zululand Shuter & Shooter, Pietermaritzburg, 1948
MacKeurtan, G The Cradle Days of Natal Longmans, London, 1930
MacMillans Magazine February 1880
Martineau, J Life and Letters of Sir Bartle Frere John Murray, London, 1895
McBride, Angus The Zulu War 1976. Osprey, Men at Arms Series. ISBN: 0-85045-256-2
Millais, J.G Life of Frederick Courtenay Selous Longmans, London, 1919
Morris, Donald R The Washing of the Spears Johnathon Cape 1966.
Mountain, Alan The Rise and Fall of the Zulu Empire 1999. kwaNtaba Publications. ISBN: 0-620-24585-9
Ritter, E.A Shaka Zulu Longmans, London, 1955. ISBN:
Samuelson, L.H Zululand, It's Customs and Folk-lore Church Printing, London
Samuelson, R.C Long, Long Ago Knox Publishing Co., Durban, 1929
The Shepstone Papers Library of Dr. Killie Campbell, Durban
Smith, Edwin Life and Times of Daniel Lindley Epworth Press, London, 1949
Stuart, J A History of the Zulu Rebellion, 1906 MacMillan, London, 1913
Stuart, J & Malcolm, D. McK Diary of Henry Francis Fynn Shuter & Shooter, Pietermaritzburg, 1950
Taylor, Stephen Shaka's Children - A History of the Zulu People Harper Collins, 1994 ISBN: 0-0255144-6
Theal, G.M The Republic of Natal Saul Soloma, Cape Town, 1886
Theal, G.M South Africa T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1916
Uys, Ian Rearguard, the life and times of Piet Uys. Biography of Piet Uys and his son who fought for the Britsh in the Anglo-Zulu War in 1879.
Publisher and date
Fortress Books 1998
213 pages, soft cover
Vijn, Cornelius Chetshwaya's Dutchman Longmans, London, 1949. ISBN 1-85367-007-3
Walker, Oliver Proud Zulu Werner Laurie, London 1949
Narrative of the Field Operations connected with the Zulu War of 1879 Greenhill Books, London. ISBN: 1-85367-033-2