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From the floor of the grave a lateral excavation was now made extending three
feet sideways, and about four feet high, running the whole length of the grave.
The site of the grave was in the Mpemberi Valley known as Makosini (The Place
The stamping of the thorns he pointed to his own unshod feet, and in a contest
demonstrated his own superior speed and that of some other unshod warriors
over all those who wore sandals. A month later Shaka noticed that there was still
a lot ...
All her toes were battered, and her feet were swollen. She was afraid to stop and
rest, for she felt she would not be able to get up again. The youth was also just
about finished, although his feet were in better trim, and he kept on eating a ...
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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