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The courtroom as a space of resistance : reflections on the legacy of the Rivonia trial

Author: Awol Kassim Allo
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT, USA : Ashgate, [2015]
Series: Edinburgh/Glasgow law and society series.
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Named Person: Nelson Mandela
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Awol Kassim Allo
ISBN: 9781472444608 1472444604
OCLC Number: 900332364
Description: ix, 348 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The courtroom as a space of resistance : reflections on the legacy of the Rivonia trial / Awol Allo --
In the name of Mandela / Derek Hook --
When time gives : reflections on two Rivonia renegades / Johan van der Walt --
Nelson Mandela and civic myths : a law and literature approach to Rivonia / Peter Leman --
Justice in transition : South Africa political trials, 1956-1964 / Catherine M. Cole --
The Rivonia trial : domination, resistance and transformation / Cathi Albertyn --
"The road to freedom passes through gaol" : the treason trial and the Rivonia trial as political trials / Mia Swart --
"I am the first accused" : seven reflections (and a postscript) on Derrida's Mandela / Jaco Barnard-Naudé --
"Black man in the white man's court" : performative genealogies in the courtroom / Awol Allo --
Reading choreographies of black resistance : courtroom performance as/and critique / Joel M Modiri --
What is revealed by the absence of a reply? : courtesy, pedagogy, and the spectre of unanswered letters in Mandela's trial / Alison Phipps --
Lawscapes : the Rivonia trial and Pretoria / Isolde de Villiers --
Literary autonomy on trial : the 1974 Cape Trial of André Brink's Kennis van die Aand / Ted Laros --
"The unkindest cut of all" : coloniality, performance and gender in the courtroom and beyond / Chloé S. Georas --
Spectacular justice : aesthetics and power in the Gandhi murder trial / Kanika Sharma.
Series Title: Edinburgh/Glasgow law and society series.
Responsibility: edited by Awol Allo, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.
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