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It is said that Shaka now told the girl that she, after his mother, was dearest to his
heart and that once again she prophesied greatness, saying that he would soon
be a commander and then induna, supreme commander under the King; and ...
He is promoted Commander-in-Chief (Great House); (2) His prowess as a warrior
and capacity to rule were unquestionable; (3) His father favoured him; (4) And,
most potent factor of all, Dingiswayo wished him to succeed. Shaka was now ...
... 34; promoted captain, 35; and Mad Giant, 36; becomes known as Nodumehlezi
, 37; summoned before Dingiswayo, 38–41; becomes regimental commander, 40
–2; and rout of Ntshalini and Nxumalo, 47; urges Dingiswayo to kill Zwide, 49; ...
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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
BIRTH AND ExILE II
THE YOUNG SOLDIERPAMPATATHE ASSEGAI
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