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Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Pocket GIANTS

BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

128 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $12.95 (US $12.95) (CA $15.95)

Publication Date: August 2016

ISBN 9780750959209

Rights: US & CA

The History Press (Aug 2016)

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Overview

Explores the man and politican behind the global icon

Nelson Mandela's place in history is secure: he was one of the best known prisoners in the world, the first president of post-apartheid South Africa, and a global icon with a degree of moral authority matched by very few. This biography explores his various identities—dashing young urbanite, charismatic nationalist politician, underground military commander and Black Pimpernel, tried, convicted, and a political prisoner for 27 years; president of a democratic South Africa—and assesses these independently of his nigh-mythic status.  

Author Biography

Colin Bundy is a historian, and is best known for The Rise & Fall of a South African Peasantry.