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When they started to appear on the right it would indicate their return. So far they
were all on the left. As the Ndwandwes advanced again, their plans were upset
by Shaka, for as they approached within half a spear's throw he sent his ...
He sent Ncozana, son of Moni, as his ambassador. The latter told Pakatwayo that
the only grievance Zwide could have against Shaka was that the latter had called
him a "dried-up old cowhide'. Whereupon Pakatwayo replied: “Go and say to ...
'We were sent by our King to show his friendly disposition towards the Governor
and the White people; also to ask for medicines and so on.' 'What authority have
you from your King to show that you are sent by him?' - 'We have nothing.
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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