Isaacs, Nathaniel

(1808-C.1860)
   South African explorer, of English origin. Born in England, he went to St Helena at the age of 14 to work for his uncle. He later spent several years among the Zulu tribes in Natal, exporing, trading and teaching the Africans basic agricultural techniques. His works include Travels and Adventures in Eastern Africa.

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  • ISAACS, NATHANIEL — (1808–1872), South African trader and explorer, regarded as one of the founders of Natal. He left a record of his visits to the kraal of the Zulu kings, Chaka and Dingaan, Travels and Adventures in Eastern Africa, 1–2 (1836), which is an… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Isaacs, Nathaniel — (1808–c. 1860)    South African explorer. Isaacs spent several years among the Zulu tribes in Natal, exploring, trading and teaching the Africans basic agricultural techniques. His account of his experiences, Travels and Adventures in Eastern… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

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