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Shaka and the Council march 300 miles in six days Thus, in single file, Shaka led
the way at a steady loping march of nearly five miles an hour. The councillors
each carried the customary stick without which no Zulu travels. Behind them
As Shaka was now principally at his new kraal Dukuza—fifty miles away—Nandi
took ever greater liberties to enjoy the new happiness she found in her one and
only Royal grandchild; for Nandi did not count the children of her younger son ...
Shaka reasoned that with his ambassadors within the British domain he had
good advocates at court in case he should have any friction with the British
border-guards 100 miles beyond the southern border of Pondoland. In any case
he would ...
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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