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The single homestead , popularly called kraal , was the basic unit of the old Zulu
State , a microcosm of the whole clan system . For the Zulu clan was but the
multiplication of minor families thrown off from a common ancestral source , still ...
and Ngwadi ' s veterans took up battle stations , besides posting pickets outside
the kraal . Just before dawn the pickets came in and whispered , ' They are here .
They are surrounding the kraal now . ' In the first light of dawn the defenders ...
Umzimkulu , River 2 . Umkomazi , River 3 . Port Shepstone , Town 4 . Durban ,
Town S . Pietermaritzburg , Town 6 . Stanger , Town ( Shaka ' s Dukuza Kraal ) 7 .
Greytown , Town 8 . Estcourt , Town 9 . Tugela , River 10 . Ladysmith , Town 11 .
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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 I
BIRTH AND EXILE
THE YOUNG SOLDIERPAMPATATHE ASSEGAI
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