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He had no doubt talked of politics with Dr. Cowan and thus greatly broadened his
mind. Once in power he opened trade with Delagoa Bay, founded several
industries and reorganised the army into disciplined regiments which were soon
On the way to Mbiya's he questioned the messenger and soon knew why he was
being summoned with such precipitate haste. When he was asked by Mbiya to '
throw the bones' and to divine the trouble, it was easy for him, especially as his ...
As soon as Manyundela's death was reported to Shaka he flew into a rage and
accused the army of cowardice, for allowing its general to be killed. He was very
fond of Manyundela and nothing would appease him until a large number of ...
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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
BIRTH AND ExILE II
THE YOUNG SOLDIERPAMPATATHE ASSEGAI
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