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Mandela : a critical life

Author: Tom Lodge
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nelson Mandela, the first African politician to acquire a world following, remains in the 21st century an iconic figure. But what are the sources of his almost mythic appeal? And to what extent did Mandela self-consciously create the status of political hero that he now enjoys? This new and highly revealing biography examines these questions in detail for the first time. Drawing on a range of original sources, it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lodge, Tom, 1951-
Mandela.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607760995
Online version:
Lodge, Tom, 1951-
Mandela.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)630666358
Named Person: Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Lodge
ISBN: 0192805681 9780192805683 9780192805683 9780199219353 0199219354
OCLC Number: 64230212
Description: xix, 274 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Tom Lodge.
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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,  Read more...

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A balanced critical biography. Sarah Ruden, Standpoint

 
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