South Africa—The Zulu Kingdom
Lecture no. 16 from the course: African Experience: From "Lucy" to Mandela
Taught by Professor Kenneth P. Vickery | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
In the decades around 1800, the southern Bantu world underwent dramatic change as centralized kingdoms replaced smaller chiefdoms. This process led to the modern Zulu kingdom under its great founder Shaka Zulu—later demonized as a bloodthirsty destroyer, but equally a builder and creator.