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As each wife is allotted her own separate hut, and often her own separate milch-
cow, so also does she receive her own ... the cows come back from the veld and
the workers come home from the fields, the last in the evening before sleeping.
Milking-time at midday came and passed; but no cows came home. Then the girls
, armed with their switches, were mustered and despatched to bring both cows
and nude truant back. A brisk battle, in which sticks and switches were.
... half of his stock—but for the rest of Shaka's reign he remained unmolested, nor
was he ever required to pocket his pride, by paying personal homage to the King.
When Shaka saw all the toothless old cows and goats Beje had parted with, ...
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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
BIRTH AND ExILE II
THE YOUNG SOLDIERPAMPATATHE ASSEGAI
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