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    Description* It provides new perspective and insights into the man and his times...[Meredith] is particularly good in recounting the parallel rise and inevitable clash of white Afrikaner and black African nationalism in this century ...The Washington Post * Meredith paints an insiders canvas of recent South African history as well as an epic tale of a freedom fighter. San Francisco Chronicle * [R]evealing insights, particularly into the contrast between the disciplined Mandela who emerged from prison and the impetuous figure of the late 1940s and early 1950s. The New York Times Book Review * Meredith carefully avoids adulation while tracing the course of Mandelas remarkable career...[He] skillfully depicts Mandelas complex relationships with the close circle of white Communists who supported the African National Congress [and] writes vividly but unsentimentally about the tribulations and betrayals that racked Mandelas family. The Los Angeles Times


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    Title
    Mandela
    Subtitle
    A Biography
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Martin Meredith
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 688
    Width: 145 mm
    Height: 221 mm
    Thickness: 48 mm
    Weight: 726 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781586489519
    ISBN 10: 1586489518
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HFMS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJH
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    Abridged Dewey: 920
    BISAC V2.8: BIO011000
    BIC subject category V2: JPHL
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SAFRIC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 26
    LC classification: JA
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: SOC031000
    B&T Approval Code: A31680000
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 79
    BISAC V2.8: HIS047000
    DC22: 968.06092
    B&T Approval Code: A15507040
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: JPHL, DNBH, NHH
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    PublicAffairs,U.S.
    Publication date
    21 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Martin Meredith is a journalist, biographer, and historian who has written extensively on Africa and its recent history. He is the author of many books including "The Fate of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence"; "Mugabe: Power, Plunder, and the Struggle for Zimbabwe," and "Mandela: A Biography." He lives near Oxford, England.