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But the author frequently separates the prefix from the word, in, e.g. u-dibi, simply
to make pronunciation easier. The u prefix has been dropped altogether where
the word is preceded by the English definite article the, as otherwise the author ...
Addressing them he said: 'The Spirits have been kind to you, for all your
comrades on the southern arc were caught up by ... diminished numbers around
him, especially as the u-dibi had fetched more Mgobozi lives again water after
the battle, ...
Another half-brother, fifteen-year-old Mpande, an u-dibi now, but later a king who
ruled the Zulus for thirty-two years, was serving meat and beer to his brothers.
Also present as an u-dibi was Chief Sigananda Cube.* On the enemy side were ...
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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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