The Maphumulo Uprising: War, Law and Ritual in the Zulu Rebellion
Stapleton, Tim, The International Journal of African Historical Studies
The Maphumulo Uprising: War, Law and Ritual in the Zulu Rebellion. By Jeff Guy. Scottsville, South Africa: University of KwaZuluNatal Press, 2005. Distributed by International Specialized Book Services, Portland, Oreg. Pp. xii, 276. $34.95 paper.
This book examines the last part of what is popularly called the Bambatha Rebellion that occurred in the British territories of Natal and Zululand during 1906. Since Bambatha, a Zulu chief and rebel leader, had almost nothing to do with the events discussed in this book, it becomes apparent that the term Zulu Rebellion is more appropriate. Professor Guy begins by looking at the haunting image of an emaciated Mbombo kaSibindi Nxumalo, a …
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Publication information: Article title: The Maphumulo Uprising: War, Law and Ritual in the Zulu Rebellion. Contributors: Stapleton, Tim - Author. Journal title: The International Journal of African Historical Studies. Volume: 39. Issue: 3 Publication date: September 1, 2006. Page number: 505+. © Boston University 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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