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Bantu warfare in South Africa before the innovations of Shaka Zulu were more so ritualized skirmishes, raiding parties and duels loosely formed for the sake of something as simple as acquiring grazing lands, captives and cattle or resolving feuds and grudges.
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Battle Tactics Used By the Zulu’s vs. the British in the Battle of Isandlwana
Upon gaining the Zulu throne, Shaka kaSenzangakhona made some revolutionary alterations to the Zulu military that reflected his experience as commander of Dingiswayo’s, the king of the Mthethwa, army. 1,526 more words