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Across boundaries : the journey of a South African woman leader

Author: Mamphela Ramphele; Johnnetta B Cole; Carla Sutherland
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1999, ©1996.
Series: Women writing Africa series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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Born black and female in apartheid-ruled South Africa, Mamphela Ramphele went on to become one of the country's most distinguished leaders. This memoir chronicles her journey, revealing the personal losses that co-existed alongside her political and professional achievements.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Mamphela Ramphele; Mamphela Ramphele
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mamphela Ramphele; Johnnetta B Cole; Carla Sutherland
ISBN: 1558611665 9781558611665
OCLC Number: 42707566
Notes: Originally published: Mamphela Ramphele : a life. Cape Town : D. Philip, 1995. Without foreword and A life in context by Carla Sutherland.
"A memoir by Mamphela Ramphele" -- cover.
Description: xii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: My roots --
An unlikely career choice --
Initiation into activism --
Growing up the hard way --
Community life in King --
Surviving in a wilderness --
Forging an independent lifestyle --
Stretching across boundaries --
A life in context: historical and political background.
Series Title: Women writing Africa series.
Other Titles: Mamphela Ramphele
Responsibility: Mamphela Ramphele ; foreword by Johnnetta B. Cole ; historical and political background by Carla Sutherland.

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Born black and female in apartheid-ruled South Africa, Mamphela Ramphele went on to become one of the country's most distinguished leaders. This memoir chronicles her journey, revealing the personal losses that co-existed alongside her political and professional achievements.

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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/41936941<\/a>> # Johnnetta B. Cole<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Cole<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Johnnetta B.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Johnnetta B. Cole<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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