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capital was an agreeable spot on the right bank of the Mhodi stream, a tributary of
the Umkumbane, and with a heart still brooding over the bitter wrongs suffered in
childhood, he named the new kraal Kwa Bulawayo * (at Place of the Killing) in ...
At the new Bulawayo Shaka's court was held under a huge, spreading fig tree
situated in the five-acre yard in front of his Great Council hut. Immediately below
this yard was the great inner enclosure, or cattle-kraal, of the new capital, which ...
... Bulawayo, 221; builds kraal for Nandi, 222; and conquest of Opiswini, 226;
gives 7000 men to Mdlaka, 228; establishes Court of Justice at Bulawayo, 235–
41; and smelling-out parade, 243–54; and audience with Farewell and Fynn,
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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