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At dawn the Zulu army appeared half a mile away , on a ridge overlooking the
Ndwandwe position . They were in the highest spirits , and so elated with the
previous day's fighting that they were straining at the leash . But Shaka bade
them sit ...
About bed - time Mbopa appeared in the Great Council hut , carrying what
appeared to be a pot of beer . This he handed to his Royal master , together with
an ox - tail cut short and resembling a brush . Leaving Mbopa in the hut , Shaka ...
Such opposed kinds of conduct in one person appeared to me to be strange , but
I afterwards became convinced that both the contradictory dispositions , delicate
feeling and extreme brutality , were intimately blended in him . ' As soon as we ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nwdavies - LibraryThing
A fascinating book about a fascinating man and culture. I was left with the feeling that, had Shaka been living in, say, Europe and been white he would have been heaped with long lasting praise as an ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
Originally written in 1955, I find this an excellent biography. Shaka began from a very low status position among his people and re-organized them into a very respectable, bronze or early Iron age ... Read full review
ZULULAND AND THE ZULUS IN THE LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
CAMPAIGN AGAINST ZWIDEUNPRECEDENTED GENEROSITY
SENZANGAKONA RECONCILEDTHE ZULU CHIEFTAIN_REWARDS
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