Friday, December 6, 2013

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela – Madiba. July 18, 1918 - December 5, 2013

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela – Madiba or the man known as Nelson Mandela passed away on December 5th in South Africa. There are many articles available on the web at present but his official foundation is The Nelson Mandela Foundation.

If you wish to read more about Mr Mandela the library holds numerous titles around his life and times.

Conversations with myself by Nelson Mandela. Call number 968.092 MAN/MAN

Book info: Draws on Mandela's personal archive of materials to offer unique access to the inner world of an incomparable world leader. Journals kept on the run during the anti-apartheid struggle of the early 1960s; diaries and draft letters written on Robben Island and in other South African prisons during his twenty-seven years of incarceration; notebooks from the post-apartheid transition; private recorded conversations; speeches and correspondence written during his presidency - a historic collection of documents archived at the Nelson Mandela Foundation is brought together.


The making of modern South Africa : conquest, apartheid, democracy by  Nigel Worden. This links to the electronic resource, but a physical copy is held at Call number 968 WOR

Book Info: Provides a comprehensive, current introduction to the key themes and debates concerning the history of this controversial country. Engagingly written, the author provides a sharp, analytical overview of the new South Africa.
JCU Library holds this as one of our eBook copies so you don't even need to come in

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