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Mandela : his essential life

Author: Peter Hain
Publisher: London ; New York : Rowman & Littlefield International, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Mandela: His Essential Life chronicles the life and legacy of one of the twentieth century's most influential and admired statesmen. Charting his development from remote rural roots to city lawyer, freedom fighter, and then political leader, Peter Hain takes an in-depth look at Mandela's rise through the ranks of the African National Congress (ANC) and subsequent 27 years imprisonment on Robben Island, as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hain, Peter, 1950-
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2018
(DLC) 2018001901
Named Person: Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hain
ISBN: 9781786607577 1786607573 9781786607584 1786607581
OCLC Number: 1019854055
Description: xx, 211 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: International icon --
Roots --
Grooming a chief --
Second class --
Freedom fighter --
Prisoner --
Resistance --
Victory --
President --
Mandela magic --
Legacy betrayed?
Responsibility: Peter Hain.


Mandela: His Essential Life is the only short, popular and accessible book that tells Mandela's entire and remarkable story.  Read more...
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Passionate and engaging. From a man whose tireless anti-apartheid activism supported the long struggle to free his friend and leader, Nelson Mandela. -- Jon Snow, Broadcaster Highly readable and Read more...

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