A Very Short Introduction
From Library Staff
Set within a biographical frame, this Very Short Introduction explores the reasons why Mandela's story is so important to us in the world at large today, and what his achievements signify.
"His given Xhosa name Rolihlahla signified he could be a troublemaker. His clan honorific Madiba associated him with his aristocratic Thembu lineage. And his European name Nelson, his best-known name, given by his primary school teacher, imprinted his life with the name of one of imperial Br... Read More »