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A country unmasked : [inside South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission]

Author: Alex Boraine
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of South Africa's acclaimed Truth and Reconciliation Commission, set up after the collapse of the apartheid regime. The TRC had the huge task of uncovering decades of systematic human  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Boraine
ISBN: 0195718054 9780195718058
OCLC Number: 46795323
Notes: Subtitle from jkt.
Description: xv, 466 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt 1. The road to reconciliation --
pt 2. Consultation and legislation : The promotion of national unity and reconciliation Act --
pt 3. Getting under way : The commission at work --
pt 4. Breaking the silence : The TRC hearings --
pt 5. Collective responsibility? Political partiesand institutional hearings --
pt 6.A season of madness : P.W. Botha --
pt 7. A South African tragedy : Winnie Madikizela --
Mandela --
pt 9. Artificial even --
handedness? The achievement of the TRC --
pt 10. What price reconciliation? The achievement of the TRC --
pt 11. Beyond the TRC : The South African model and the international community --
Conclusion --
Endnotes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Alex Boraine.

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