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Chapter 4 Essay - Rojek Chapter 4 The two groups of...

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Rojek Chapter 4. The two groups of interest are the Zulu's and the Mahdist's. For chronological sake, we will begin with the Zulu's. From what I have read, the Zulu king Cetshwayo kaMpande was offended by the British high commissioner Sir Henry Bartle Frere . The commissioner was careless with his actions mainly because he felt the Zulu's not to be a threat. He felt that because of their inferior weapons and therefore technology as a whole, they were not capable of putting up a legitimate fight against the more advanced British. In 1879 at the battle of Isandlwana there were over 1300 British loses to the Zulu army. The Zulu's quickly followed the attack on a local post named Rorke's Drift but were unsuccessful while battling a mere 145 soldiers. This was the first sign that the Zulu's were more of a problem than originally though to be. It appears that these native people felt simply threatened by the English presence. Of course they were insulted but ultimately they felt threatened. The British were invading their land and this was their response. Despite the fact that the Zulu's had won some important
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