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Having passed the official interpreter's examination in Zulu, he joined the Native
Affairs Department of Southern Rhodesia at the age of seventeen. At twenty-one,
having passed the Cape of Good Hope University examination in Civil Service ...
On the way he passed once more the Mountain of the Night (Ntaba Bosiu) and
the Sutu people he had so barbarously afflicted for years. 'There Mshweshwe (
Moshesh) with a heart as noble and magnanimous as ever nature bred, forgiving
Behind the branches forming its walls the hunters would be so placed that any
game passing through these passages would have to run the gauntlet of many
spears. Any animals which got through these two fences would finally have to ...
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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