Multcolib Picks: Nelson Mandela
Annotation:This historic collection of documents archived at the Nelson Mandela Foundation offers an unprecedented insight into Mandela's remarkable life--from his first stirrings of political consciousness to his galvanizing role on the world stage.
Annotation:"Time" magazine editor Stengel, who collaborated with Mandela on his bestselling autobiography, distills Mandela's wisdom into 15 vital life lessons that have the power to deepen lives.
Annotation:Mandela made significant material and symbolic contributions to the end of institutionalized racism in South Africa, one of the most momentous changes of our time. This volume, published in his 94th year, collects many of his more aphoristic and memorable sayings from books, letters, unpublished manuscripts, and speeches, and render him real, personal, and accessible.
Annotation:Nelson Mandela's memoir, Long Road to Freedom, electrified the world in 1994 with the story of a solitary man who, despite unbelievable hardships, brought down one of the most-despised regimes in the world. This fully authorized graphic biography relays the story of his childhood to his imprisonment and release, and his triumphant years as president of South Africa.
Annotation: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.
Annotation:Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country.
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All over the world, people are mourning the death, and celebrating the life of the great Nelson Mandela. Would you like to know more about this pivotal figure in South African and, indeed, world history? Here's a list to explore. - Alison