'Saul David's brilliant and magisterial account must now be regarded as the definitive history of the Zulu War. In scholarship, professionalism and insight it towers above Morris.' Frank McLynn, Literary Review
Saul David is Professor of War Studies at the University of Buckingham and the author of several critically acclaimed books, including The Indian Mutiny: 1857, Zulu and, most recently, Victoria's Wars: The Rise of Empire. He recently presented 'Bullets, Boots and Bandages' for BBC 4 and is a regular contributor to Radio 4.