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By CJ Peers, Raffaele Ruggeri

Much less renowned than the Zulu of South Africa, the soldiers of East Africa had simply as fearsome a name. This interesting research, illustrated with infrequent early drawings and meticulous color plates, covers six of such a lot in demand tribes. The prowess of the lion-hunting Masai deterred all overseas penetration for many of the nineteenth century; the Ngoni, pushed north by way of the Zulu, revolutionized conflict within the area; the HeHe post fierce resistance to German colonisers; the Ruga-Ruga produced ambitious warlords and embellished themselves with bloody trophies; the Nandi confirmed reckless bravery even opposed to desktop weapons; and the Turkana ruled essentially the most pitiless wildernesses in all of Africa.

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