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Mudli at his execution prophesies Shaka's greatness tones, 'I fear not death, for
often I have faced it on the field of battle. Nor do I fear pain but for Royal blood to
die a felon's death, that brings shame not only on the one who dies, but on all ...
Small wonder that they brave the ocean waves, which fill even our bravest
warriors with fear. True, we only fear that which we do not know, but these White
people do not even fear that.' There is nothing to commemorate the great deed of
They are parts of two hundred or more unruly clans which I had to break up and
reshape, and only the fear of death will hold them together. The time will come
when they will be as one nation, and the clans will only be remembered as their ...
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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