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Mandela A Critical Life

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ISBN-10: 0199219354

ISBN-13: 9780199219353

Edition: 2007

Authors: Tom Lodge

List price: $17.95
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Striking in appearance--six foot four and physically imposing--with an aristocratic bearing and incredible charm and self-assurance, Nelson Mandela is the greatest African leader in modern history, an iconic figure the world over. Now, in this new and highly revealing biography, Tom Lodge draws on a wide range of original sources to uncover a host of fresh insights about the shaping of Mandela's personality and public persona, from his childhood days and early activism, through his twenty-seven years of imprisonment, to his presidency of the new South Africa. The book follows Mandela from his education at two elite Methodist boarding schools to his role as a moderating but powerful force in…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Preface
List of Plates
List of Abbreviations
Maps
Childhood and upbringing
Becoming a notable
Volunteer-in-chief
Making a messiah
Trials
Prisoner 466/64
Leading from prison
Messianic politics and the transition to democracy
Embodying the nation
Endnotes
Chronology
Further Reading
Index