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As Shaka held it in his hand and gazed at it with admiration his eyes shone , but
not yet had he finished with his tests . He tried it for its ' ring and vibration , and its
resiliency , and , as it had not yet been sharpened he gave a part of its forward ...
This would also insure that Shaka did not expose his person nearly as much in
hand - to - hand fighting , as he was too good a man to lose , for without question
he was marked out for generalship Shaka was elated at Dingiswayo's words and
Presently the leading rank of Ndwandwes had but one spear left to each warrior ,
which they must retain for hand - to - hand fighting . What now ? For these
strange Zulus did not throw back the spears . They merely confiscated them .
Again the ...
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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
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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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