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When they saw Zwide's army it was about two miles ahead in a strong position on
a steep hillside or ridge near Nongoma. When about a mile away from Zwide's
army they saw on their left, and slightly to the rear, also about one mile away, ...
CHAPTER 7 Making of an army—Retribution—the E-Langeni punished and
annexed the kraal he had fenced off some twenty huts, which were his own
private preserve and the beginning of the Um-Dlunkulu, or seraglio, for his
Shaka paused, and received a tumultuous ovation from the army. Continuing,
Shaka now referred to the eleven people who had been “smelt out' and skewered
that day. “The first one from the inner circle was evilly disposed towards me and ...
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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