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Zulu WarriorsThe Battle for the South African Frontier$
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John Laband

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300180312

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300180312.001.0001

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Resisting with ‘Fixity of Purpose’

Resisting with ‘Fixity of Purpose’

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(p.166) Chapter 14 Resisting with ‘Fixity of Purpose’
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Zulu Warriors
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John Laband

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300180312.003.0014

Led by Andreis Mothibi, many Batlhaping were declaring that the British had unjustly encroached on their lands and that they would resist by fighting. This chapter discusses Major Lanyon's campaign to suppress the rebels. In Warren's report after an encounter in late June, he stated that the enemy engaged with a greater fixity of purpose, far greater knowledge of military tactics, and more determined resistance than the amaXhosa had.

Keywords:   Andreis Mothibi, Batlhaping, Major Lanyon, Kafirs, amaXhosa

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