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Shaka could barely restrain his glee when he assessed the losses of the
Ndwandwes in that initial clash. Half of them had been killed on the river bank,
and the other half had lost their spears and shields in swimming across the river
The direction of the drive was down the rivers into the cul-de-sac formed by their
junction. ... were heavily guarded by hunters, as they were also all along the two
rivers up to where the driving line was thrown across country from river to river.
Umzimkulu, River Umkomazi, River . Port Shepstone, Town . Durban, Town .
Pietermaritzburg, Town . Stanger, Town (3haka's Dukuza Kraal) . Greytown,
Town . Estcourt, Town . Tugela, River . Ladysmith, Town . Eshowe, Town .
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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