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- Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 9.99
As well as being a remarkable statesman, Nelson Mandela has become a universal symbol of justice, a secular saint. Elleke Boehmer examines not only the great anti-apartheid leader's life, but also the ways in which images and representations have been used to create the Mandela we know today - an internationally recognized icon of freedom. - ;As... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 18.99
South Africa in World History is the first survey of South African history to range from prehistory to the present, the first to fully integrate social history and women's history, and the first to emphasize connections between the United States and South Africa. Written by Iris Berger, a recognized authority on South Africa and a past president... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 16.99
A new and highly revealing look at one of the most celebrated political figures of our times. Drawing upon a range of original sources, Tom Lodge explores the making of a modern-day political hero, from Mandela's childhood years through to his role as a statesman in the construction of the new South Africa. - ;Nelson Mandela, the first African... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99
Arthur Conan Doyle's The Great Boer War was first published in 1900. Doyle served as a doctor in a hospital during the conflict and wrote this book to justify the UK's role in it. The book covers the whole war, giving an account of the causes of the war, of those killed or wounded, and the political and military situation as Doyle experienced... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 99.99
Through the use of maps, a list of acronyms, a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, appendixes, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, places, events, institutions, and aspects of culture, society, economy and politics_past and present_the Historical Dictionary of the Berbers (Imazighen) provides necessary... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 42.00
The truth commission is an increasingly common fixture of newly democratic states with repressive or strife-ridden pasts. From South Africa to Haiti, truth commissions are at work with varying degrees of support and success. To many, they are the best--or only--way to achieve a full accounting of crimes committed against fellow citizens and to prevent... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 44.00
This book shows the impact of the TRC in urban African communities in Johannesburg. more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2010; US$ 14.99
Nelson Mandela is well-known throughout the world as a heroic leader who symbolizes freedom and moral authority. He is fixed in the public mind as the world's elder statesman--the gray-haired man with a kindly smile who spent 27 years in prison before becoming the first black president in South Africa. But Nelson Mandela was not always elderly or... more...