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Mandela : the rebel who led his nation to freedom

Author: Ann Kramer
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2008], ©2005.
Series: National Geographic world history biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the South African leader, who spent years as a political activist and prisoner trying to overturn apartheid and who went on to become the country's first African president.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Kramer
ISBN: 9781426301735 1426301731
OCLC Number: 154705204
Notes: Originally published in 2005 by National Geographic Society, ©2005 Marshal Editions.
"A Marshall edition."
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits ; 25 cm.
Contents: Childhood on the Veldt --
Xhosa : a noble background --
Starting school --
Leaving Qunu --
Life in the Great Place --
European domination --
Becoming a man --
Boarding school --
Running away --
Johannesburg --
Politics and marriage --
Apartheid --
Defiance and treason --
On the run --
Life imprisonment --
Free Mandela! --
Release from prison --
Free elections --
Becoming President --
Retirement.
Series Title: National Geographic world history biographies.
Responsibility: Ann Kramer.

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Nelson Mandela comes to life in this portrait of a diplomatic man whose commitment to freedom gained him both the Nobel Peace Prize and "TIME's" Man of the Year honor.  Read more...

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