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Shaka catches and attacks Soshangane enemies were dead for every Zulu slain.
... Shaka selected certain of the younger regiments of the Belebele brigade,
namely, the Izin-Tenjana (Plovers) and the U-Kangela (Look Out), to open the
It is, however, a reasonable hazard to attack the last one in the line as it labours
up a steep declivity. Some extra bold, if not foolhardy, hunters will try to rush in for
a cut if the next following elephant is a spear's throw (fifty yards) behind.
It would be folly to attack the Swazis so placed. It was cowardice not to attack the
Pedi-Sutus. ... Therefore they came forth boldly as rock-rabbits do when they see
no man, and they attacked you there in the open and slew most of you, as if you ...
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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