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During the two or three years of his stay in the military kraal , milk - drinking and
cattle - herding , he had been confined entirely to inale society , that of the young
soldiers of the clan . Now at length he was to graduate . So soon as there ...
Temporary shelters ( amadlangala ) had been built within a radius of two miles of
the Royal kraal ; the military kraals Isi - Klebe and Belebele lay within three and
five miles respectively , and there was consequently sufficient accommodation ...
He was in a generous mood and he felt that his warriors should be rewarded for
their great effort by a relaxation — a very temporary one - of the stern military and
moral code . In a puckish spirit he arose and strode in front of the massed ...
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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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