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Sjambok

Douglas Livingstone

Sjambok

and other poems from Africa.

by Douglas Livingstone

  • 301 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- Description and travel -- Poetry.

    • Edition Notes

      GenrePoetry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6062.I92 S4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 56 p.
      Number of Pages56
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5930544M
      LC Control Number64056553
      OCLC/WorldCa299147

        I bought a hippo hide sjambok many years ago, I think I paid about $80 for it. Shipping from Africa was another $, I think. It is a very rare item so I think it'd be worth a lot more than $80 nowadays, but at least you won't be needing to pay for international courier! In any case, the sjambok assailant might just be at the forefront of a revival of the apartheid era instrument. If you are looking for new ways to use yours, it turns out that there are some great online videos. This one – used to educate, entertain and to advertise the Cold Steel Sjambok – .

        The sjambok was traditionally made from hippo hide or some other tough leather. This is a flexibitle weapon that is sort of a stiff whip and can be stored in your car or even carried in a book.   #1 Great Book Bundles - Save 30% - 88% Now! View Offers #2 eBook Special - Get all Five COVID / Pandemic Crisis books for Only $ View Offer #3 Best-Selling Bibles with Six Free Gifts - Only $ each. View Offers.

      sjambok definition: in South Africa, a whip traditionally made of rhinoceros or hippopotamus hideOrigin of sjambokAfrikaans from Malay cambuk, a large whip from Hindi c?buk to strike or flog with a sjambok.   1 Louis MacNeice, “The Habits”, The Burning Perch [] (London: Faber, ) The relevant passage reads: “they were dressed / In pinstripe trousers and carried / A cheque book, a passport, and a sjambok; / The master said it was all for the best.”.


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In Africa, the Sjambok (Sham-Bawk) is a cattle prod, a whip, a riding crop and a means of self-protection. Unlike most western style whips, the Sjambok is not plaited from thin leather thongs. Instead, it is carved whole out of very thick Hippopotamus hide/5(5). The sjambok is one of the most versatile and effective of all flexible weapons, having been used for centuries in Africa.

Here James Loriega offers the first book-length treatment of the defensive use of the sjambok. Loriega, a well-known and respected martial arts expert, covers every aspect of the sjambok: its history, nomenclature /5(5).

The 42" Sjambok (Sham-Bawk) by Cold Steel is modeled after the orginal which was use for a cattle prod, a whip, a riding crop and a means of self-protection. Unlike most western style whips, the Sjambok is not plaited from thin leather thongs/5(40). The sjambok (/ ˈ ʃ æ m b ʌ k,-b ɒ k /) or litupa is a heavy leather is traditionally made from an adult hippopotamus or rhinoceros hide, but is also commonly made out of plastic.

A strip of the animal's hide is cut and carved into a strip to metres (3 to 5 ft) long, tapering from about Sjambok book mm (1 in) thick at the handle to about 10 mm (3 ⁄ 8 in) at the tip.

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From shop RussianGiftsShop. out. The Mighty Sjambok. For the money, this has to be about the most effective and underrated Self-defense weapon ever. Once again, I missed out when the animal hide Sjamboks were being imported in very limited quantities by Cold Steel, Inc., so I ordered the next best thing when I found out the leather ones were not available.

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If you're interested in exploring the use of the sjambok as a weapon, this is a must have. They neglect a few facts and strategies that are important and over emphasize a few other that are impractical IMO. For example, one thing that was not touched on was that the sjambok is extremely limited as a weapon in a cold weather climate.

In Africa, the Sjambok (Sham-Bawk) is a cattle prod, a whip, a riding crop and a means of self-protection. Unlike most western style whips, the Sjambok is not plaited from thin leather thongs. Instead, it is carved whole out of very thick Hippopotamus hide.

The Cold Steel Sjambok Stick is an amazing looking replica that will look great with your collection. This Sjambok from Cold Steel is a replica of the African Sjambok and is made from polypropylene and features a 10 1/4 in.

Kraton handle that resembles woven leather and an extruded plastic lash. The African Sjambok (pronounced sham-bawk) is used as a cattle prod, whip, riding crop and for self-protection, especially effective against deadly snakes.

The Sjambok is traditionally carved whole from hippopotamus hide. Cold Steel designed this updated version with input from Peter Mueller. The Cold Steel Sjambok is inexpensive, but very durable. This is much easier to use than a traditional whip and would effective in a variety of situations.

The price is unbeatable, will be purchasing another soon. Something you could legally take while walking in most places. sjambok (shăm-bŏk′, -bŭk′) South African n.

A heavy whip, usually made of animal hide. [Afrikaans, from Malay cambuk, whip, from Hindi and Urdu cābuk, from Persian čābuk, horse whip, probably specialized use of čābuk, quick, swift, from Middle Persian čābuk, probably from Old Iranian *cāpukaka- perhaps of imitative origin.] sjambok.

Sjambok [Livingstone, D] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. SjambokAuthor: D Livingstone. Cassia abbreviata, commonly known as the Sjambok pod or Long-tail cassia, is a mostly tropical tree species in the genus Cassia, which is native to Africa.

Native distribution. Cassia abbreviata is native to east, northeast, south, and west-central Africa. cause. Sjambok is so, so effective it should be lovely banned, it does THAT MUCH damage - yikes!.

It is the best of saber, the stick, the whip and the cane all in one package. It's unique aspects produce surprises in the results (wounds)it makes, the Sjambok does a type of damage rarely seen in "normal" weapons use. The sjambok was the lash used on plantation workers by overseers and similar. It wasn't a weapon for self defense.

It was something to whip the keffirs with. In fact, the Swahili verb for "strike" as in punishing or whipping is "to hippopotamus". Carrying one would send a definite message to anyone in the culture - "I'm the Master. If you believe that, please read any book on human history for an alternate view of reality.

Fact is, the hippos are dead and somebody makes some money from that. Available in four different sizes and prices, these traditional sjamboks are light in weight and just a little too flexible for use as hiking sticks or walking canes.

Under the Sjambok: a tale of the Transvaal. Under the sjambok: a tale of the transvaal. The african sjambok (sham-bawk) is a cattle prod, whip and riding crop. rare antique sjambok crook handle spiral walking stick slave whip. Thank you for your interest and business and please let us know if there is anything you need.

Sjambok. By Bosun Yacht Services, LLC. Updated about 6 years ago. Public. The successful Sjambok racing program was managed and maintained by Bosun Yacht Services, LLC. Past "Sjamboks" have included 1D 48, TP 52 and a RP Already tagged.

6. 1. Already tagged. Already tagged. Already tagged. Already tagged. Unlike a knife, blackjack, or pistol. Getting inside the range of a "reach" weapon is one of the oldest tricks in the book, and a sjambok is far less likely than a stick or sword, to incapacitate with the one or two blows you might get while the other guy is closing.

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