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Dingiswayo underlined and emphasised everything the old commander had said
, and as a mark of his esteem promised Shaka a very generous allocation of the
cattle about to be collected from Zwide. Shaka thanked him, and the whole ...
He is promoted Commander-in-Chief (Great House); (2) His prowess as a warrior
and capacity to rule were unquestionable; (3) His father favoured him; (4) And,
most potent factor of all, Dingiswayo wished him to succeed. Shaka was now ...
King commander of Gibabanye, 324; begins Pondoland campaign, 329;
establishes headquarters on Umzimkulu river, 329; learns of death of
Manyundela, 333; censured by Fynn, 344; revolt in court, 335-6; and formation of
The Bees ...
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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