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After Mandela : the battle for the soul of South Africa

Author: Alec Russell
Publisher: London : Windmill, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The journey from Mandela to Zuma is a political and moral epic, populated with extraordinary characters, and with the fate of South Africa at its core. In this researched account, award-winning journalist Alec Russell draws on his deep knowledge of South Africa and his relationships with its most important figures.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alec Russell
ISBN: 9780099534020 0099534029
OCLC Number: 503638888
Notes: Originally published: London: Hutchinson, 2009.
Description: xxiv, 324 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Succeeding a saint --
The other side of the rainbow --
Liberation movements have a habit of not ageing gracefully --
The difficulties of delivery --
A city under siege --
The white Africans --
The new Randlords --
The grages of the ancestors --
The AIDS betrayal --
The 100 Per Cent Zulu boy --
The shadow of Zimbabwe --
Beijing and Beyond.
Responsibility: Alec Russell.

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The definitive book on post-apartheid South Africa from an award-winning journalistWhen Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress declared victory over the bitter injustice of apartheid, some  Read more...

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