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Saving Nelson Mandela: The Rivonia Trial and the Fate of South Africa (Pivotal Moments in World History)
Saving Nelson Mandela: The Rivonia Trial and the Fate of South Africa (Pivotal Moments in World History)
by Kenneth S Broun
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When South Africa's apartheid government charged Nelson Mandela with planning its overthrow in 1963, most observers feared that he would be sentenced to death. But the support he and his fellow activists in the African National Congress received during... (read more)

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Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
by Nelson Mandela
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These are riveting memoirs of one of the great moral and political figures of our time, an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his... (read more)

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His Day Is Done: A Nelson Mandela Tribute
His Day Is Done: A Nelson Mandela Tribute
by Maya Angelou
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Poet, writer, performer, teacher, and director Maya Angelou was raised in Stamps, Arkansas, and then went to San Francisco. In addition to her bestselling autobiographies, beginning with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, she has also written five poetry... (read more)

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No Future Without Forgiveness (99 Edition)
No Future Without Forgiveness (99 Edition)
by Desmond M. Tutu
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Nobel Peace Prize recipient Archbishop Desmond Tutu shares profound lessons of forgiveness from his own life and from the people of South Africa. He puts forward a bold spirituality that recognizes the horrors people can inflict upon one another and yet... (read more)

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Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa
Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa
by Mark Mathabane
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andlt;bandgt;The Classic Story of Life in Apartheid South Africaandlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Mark Mathabane was weaned on devastating poverty and schooled in the cruel streets of South Africa's most desperate ghetto, where bloody gang... (read more)

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Conversations with Myself
Conversations with Myself
by Nelson Mandela
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Nelson Mandela is widely considered to be one of the most inspiring and iconic figures of our age. Now, after a lifetime of taking pen to paper to record thoughts and events, hardships and victories, he has bestowed his entire extant personal papers... (read more)

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My Traitor's Heart : a South African Exile Returns To Face His Country, His Tribe, and His Conscience (90 Edition)
My Traitor's Heart : a South African Exile Returns To Face His Country, His Tribe, and His Conscience (90 Edition)
by Rian Malan
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Malan, former South African crime reporter, searches for the truth behind apartheid, and finds it not in the way blacks and whites live, but in the way they die at one another's hands.... (read more)

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I Write What I Like
I Write What I Like
by Steve Biko
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Written by one of the foremost figures in South Africa's struggle for liberation -- this new edition of Steve Biko's classic text celebrates the 50th anniversary of his birth. I Write What I Like is Biko's only published work. In it readers will find all... (read more)

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To the Brink: The State of Democracy in South Africa
To the Brink: The State of Democracy in South Africa
by Xolela Mangcu
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Xolela Mangcu is well known for incisive social commentary that characterizes his regular newspaper columns. In To the Brink, Mangcu turns his focus to the state of South Africa's evolving democracy. From policy controversies surrounding HIV/AIDS... (read more)

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Return to Paradise (Harvest Book)
Return to Paradise (Harvest Book)
by Breyten Breytenbach
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Breyten Breytenbach is one of South Africa's foremost but for years he has had a complex and painful relationship with his home country. In 1973, after thirteen years in exile, he was permitted a three-month visit there. A Season in Paradise, the first... (read more)

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Mandela: The Authorized Portrait
Mandela: The Authorized Portrait
by Kate Parkin
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'What makes Mandela so special is that he's a real human being. . . . He's got a real life. And the fact that he is so flesh-and-blood real makes his greatness and his sacrifice and his wisdom and his courage in the face of all that has happened to him... (read more)

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A Human Being Died That Night: A South African Woman Confronts the Legacy of Apartheid
A Human Being Died That Night: A South African Woman Confronts the Legacy of Apartheid
by P Gobodo Madikizela
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A Human Being Died That Night recounts an extraordinary dialogue. Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, a psychologist who grew up in a black South African township, reflects on her interviews with Eugene de Kock, the commanding officer of state-sanctioned death... (read more)

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No Future Without Forgiveness
No Future Without Forgiveness
by Desmond Tutu
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"The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa has put the spotlight on all of us... In its hearings Desmond Tutu has conveyed our common pain and sorrow, our hope and confidence in the future." --Nelson Mandela From the Hardcover edition.... (read more)

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Letter to Daniel :despatches from the heart
Letter to Daniel :despatches from the heart
by Fergal Keane
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This is a collection of Fergal Keane's works, which includes the "Letter to Daniel" and a similar despatch he wrote to his now deceased father. The book also features articles written for "The Spectator", "The Guardian" and "BBC Worldwide" magazine.... (read more)

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We Are All the Same: A Story of a Boy's Courage and a Mother's Love
We Are All the Same: A Story of a Boy's Courage and a Mother's Love
by Jim Wooten
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"Wooten has pulled off something close to miraculous... and touched the face of HIV/AIDS with compassion and humanity. —Alexandra Fuller, Chicago Tribune "This is a book not to be missed." —People "Amazing and tender... in this special... (read more)

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Mandela and America
Mandela and America
by Charlene Smith
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Mandela and America is about the long and complex relationship between Nelson Mandela and the United States. On one level, it is about Mandela 's visits to the United States and his relationships with Americans from many different walks of life. On... (read more)

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A History of South Africa
A History of South Africa
by Leonard Thompson
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A leading scholar of South Africa provides a fresh and penetrating exploration of that country's history from the earliest known human habitation to the present, focusing primarily on the experiences of its black inhabitants. This third edition includes... (read more)

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Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation
Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation
by John Carlin
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In 1985, Nelson Mandela, then in prison for twenty-three years, set about winning over the fiercest proponents of apartheid, from his jailers to the head of South Africa’s military. First he earned his freedom and then he won the presidency in the... (read more)

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Down Second Avenue (Penguin Classics)
Down Second Avenue (Penguin Classics)
by Eskia Mphahlele
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Es’kia Mphahlele’s seminal memoir of life in apartheid South Africa—available for the first time in Penguin Classics Nominated for the Nobel Prize in 1969, Es’kia Mphahlele is considered the Dean of African Letters and the... (read more)

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Steve Biko (Ohio Short Histories of Africa)
Steve Biko (Ohio Short Histories of Africa)
by Lindy Wilson
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A brief yet lively introduction to antiapartheid activist Steve Biko, this biography argues that Biko was the most important political figure to have emerged in South Africa between Nelson Mandela's arrest in the early 1960s and his release in 1990... (read more)

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