Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

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A remarkable statesman and one of the world's longest-detained political prisoners (1964-90), Nelson Mandela has become an exemplary figure of anti-racist struggle and democracy, a moral giant. This fascinating and uncompromising biographical study paints a complex portrait of Mandela that goes beyond hagiography: it examines his quality of character, his theatrical flair, his maverick ability to absorb transnational influences, his steely survival skills, his postmodern ease with media image, and his ethical legacy.

 

Publisher: New York : Sterling, 2010.
Edition: Illustrated ed.
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ISBN: 9781402768897
1402768893
Call Number: 968.065 BOEHMER
Characteristics: xi, 209 p. : ill., map ; 19 cm.
Subjects: Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013.
South Africa -- Race relations -- 20th century.
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Apartheid -- South Africa.
Political prisoners -- South Africa -- Biography.
Presidents -- South Africa -- Biography.

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