"The classic of African History -- a biography of Shaka Zulu, founder of the Zulu nation, born leader and brilliant general...E.A. Ritter grew up with the Zulus, earning their respect and accumulating a rich store of material during his long association with them. Shaka's life and deeds had been handed down by word of mouth from generation to generation, and they are here evoked with a sense of drama and an eye for detail." -- Back cover.
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Shaked to death by cly questioned he brought befo silence . The shocked
spectators now knew what manner of chief they had . Mudli ' s rank and
relationship had not saved him . One by one a dozen people who had slighted
Nandi or ...
CHAPTER 16 The trial of Ntombazi WHEN Shaka arrived at Zwide ' s kraal he
ordered that a live hyaena be caught and brought to him uninjured . Zwide had
escaped but Ntombazi had been kept captive in her great hut , in which she kept
A young married woman and a bachelor were brought up . This was apparent to
all , for she was wearing a kilt and the top knot of hair , whilst the man lacked the
head - ring which proclaimed the Benedict . These two had been taken in ...
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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
Zululand and the Zulus in the late Eighteenth Century
Birth and Exile
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