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Rainbow nation revisited : South Africa's decade of democracy

Author: Donald Woods
Publisher: London : André Deutsch, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Rainbow Nation Revisited, Donald Woods, now recognized as being an instrumental figure in the emergence of the new South Africa, revisits the country of his birth for the first time since he fled with his wife and children in 1977. He returns to the places of his past, where he reflects on the extraordinary figures he befriended, including Nelson Mandela, Steve Biko, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. A skillful and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Donald Woods; Donald Woods
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Woods
ISBN: 0233000526 9780233000527
OCLC Number: 55140474
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published: 2000.
Description: xiii, 255 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Contents: 1 Meeting Mr Mandela 1 --
2 Heading for Home 14 --
3 Those Familiar Places 26 --
4 Down Memory Lane 39 --
5 That Mighty Mountain 47 --
6 Crossing the Kei 53 --
7 Diamond City Days 63 --
8 Mines and Monuments 77 --
9 Patterns of Language 95 --
10 Echoes from Afar 102 --
11 Time Machine Time 109 --
12 Some Related Questions 118 --
13 Changes, Changes, Everywhere 138 --
14 First Election Day 176 --
15 Resurgence in Sport 186 --
16 The Truth Commission 192 --
17 The Biko Statue 202 --
18 The Personal Side 209 --
19 The Down Side 213 --
20 The Up Side 223 --
21 Facing the Future 229.
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The author played a crucial role in ending apartheid in South Africa. Now, after ten years of democracy, Donald Woods casts a critical eye over the exciting and often frightening changes that have  Read more...

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