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Finding that he had no army , Shaka at once called up the whole manhood of the
Zulus , capable of bearing arms . Breaking up traditional guilds , he brigaded all
men between thirty and forty into the Ama - Wombe regiment . These men being ...
Several of the wounded whom he considered too seriously hurt he ordered back
to the central depot for those grievously injured . A badly bandaged wound called
for instant censure , and remedial measures . So did any defect in armament .
With the prospects of the ' elixir ' bubbling in his heart , Shaka could not restrain
himself but immediately called on his mother , whom he greeted most joyfully . '
Sakubona Mame ' ( ' Greetings , my mother ! ' ) he called out . ' I have great news
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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
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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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