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Immediately after the grain harvest , in May 1819 , Shaka ordered all the
inhabitants living in a forty - mile - wide belt , from his northern boundary to the
Tugela river in the south , to carry their grain in the bags he had provided , and to
store it in ...
Shaka then announced the rewards to all the living , namely , a flat rate to all the
warriors , plus a bonus for every enemy killed , or other outstanding act of merit .
Platoon leaders received double the rewards of ordinary warriors . Captains ...
great and small ; and if he feared no living man , he entertained a holy and
wholesome dread of them . Though no longer in the flesh , he knew they were
living still , for he often saw them in his dreams , received their counsel and
suffered their ...
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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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