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I am far thinner than any man of my age . Do I eat your cattle and drink your beer
? No , but I need these things for the army and if property owners will not give me
what the army needs , they are useless to me and the tribe , and will go to feed ...
An attempt to murder Shaka I had to give way as before . . . . Our explanation of
the laws of our country called forth some very unpleasant observations from him .
' When the State festivities in their honour were over , Farewell and his ...
Without him we would all have perished ; but he slew the black monster which
nearly succeeded in devouring our life - giving sun . Give thanks to him , and
forget not to say it with cattle and comely damsels . For where would you all be , if
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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 I
BIRTH AND EXILE
THE YOUNG SOLDIERPAMPATATHE ASSEGAI
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