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Seretse & Ruth

Author: Wilf Mbanga; Trish Mbanga
Publisher: Pontypool, Wales : Green Print, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1966 the Republic of Botswana came into existence, and this is the tale of how one family played a central role in the country's development. This biography focuses on the Khama family, and in particular, Seretse Khama: a statesman, chief, husband, and father. Dwelling on the last two aspects of this important figure, this account demonstrates how, in the face of great difficulties and opposition, Sereste and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Seretse Khama, Sir; Ruth Khama; Ruth Khama; Seretse Khama, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilf Mbanga; Trish Mbanga
ISBN: 9781854251015 1854251015
OCLC Number: 775575115
Description: 374 pages : map ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Seretse and Ruth
Responsibility: Wilf and Trish Mbanga.

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In 1966 the Republic of Botswana came into existence, and this is the tale of how one family played a central role in the country's development. This biography focuses on the Khama family, and in particular, Seretse Khama: a statesman, chief, husband, and father. Dwelling on the last two aspects of this important figure, this account demonstrates how, in the face of great difficulties and opposition, Sereste and Ruth-a black man and a white woman-were united in a fruitful marriage that showed the world how people from different traditions might live happily. In many respects, their personal story, so movingly recounted here, mirrors the beliefs of the country itself, for Botswana has always stressed the importance of social harmony.

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