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Title:John Dunn and Cetshwayo: The Material Foundations of Political Power in the Zulu Kingdom, 1857-1878
Author:Ballard, Charles C.
Year:1980
Periodical:The Journal of African History
Volume:21
Issue:1
Pages:75-91
Language:English
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:history
Zulu polity
1850-1859
1860-1869
1870-1879
History and Exploration
Peoples of Africa (Ethnic Groups)
Link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/181485
Abstract:John Dunn exploited Zulu social Institutions to his political and economic advantage. His accumulation of land, cattle, wives and clients made him one of the waelthiest men in the Zulu kingdom. Be became a close friend of Cetshwayo and played a major role in providing the material foundations of Cetshwayo's power. Notes, sum., maps.
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