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In every Zulu kraal the precedence of the wives is strictly regulated by the
position of the huts , which are arranged in three sections or ' houses ' . The '
Great House ' ranks first . Thereafter come the ' Left House ' and then the ' Right
House ' .
Nzobo , commander of the Bachelors ' Brigade , and his indunas occupied a
similar position on the southern brim . Nqoboka and Ngomane were likewise
placed respectively on the eastern and western fronts . Between all four
Shaka's position was directly opposite the open arch of the semi - circle and
about halfway between the door and the back of the hut , and close enough to the
wall to have his head near it if he took a recumbent position , with his feet in 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
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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