Izibongo - Zulu Praise-Poems - Collected by James Stuart - Translated by Daniel Malcolm

By: Cope, Trevor (ed.);

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No signatures. Some fading to dust-jacket. ; x, 229, [2] pages. Black boards with gilt lettering and rule on spine. Page dimensions: 217 x 137mm. "The Zulu eulogies or praise poems are like odes in that they praise important persons and like epics in that they record great events. The poems of this selection cover the period from 1750 to 1900 and record the growth of the Zulu military state from numerous independent tribes, and its subsequent disintegration." - from dust-jacket blurb. Series: Oxford Library of African Literature.

Title: Izibongo - Zulu Praise-Poems - Collected by James Stuart - Translated by Daniel Malcolm

Author Name: Cope, Trevor (ed.);

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1968

ISBN Number: B007EII0OE

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 19138