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Some of them were hurt, but the rest of them got a grip on the bull, wherever they
could, and threw it to the ground. Then using the horns as levers they twisted its
neck till the spinal cord was broken. The witch-doctors then got busy and cut off ...
CHAPTER I 3 The Battle of Qokli hill ments, a third of his forces, in pursuit of the
Zulu cattle and their escort over the Tonjaneni Heights, while the rest of his
Ndwandwes crossed the White Umfolozi and formed up eight thousand strong on
The roll-call revealed that only two councillors were missing, although the rest all
looked exhausted, and even the King and Mgobozi showed signs of strain.
Shaka looked at them all and remarked that they were harder than he had
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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