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Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

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In "Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction," part of the acclaimed Very Short Introductions series by Oxford University Press, Elleke Boehmer delves into the complexities of Nelson Mandela's legacy, intertwining the myth with the historical figure. Set to be published on December 28, 2023, this insightful book navigates through Mandela’s life against the backdrop of South Africa's fierce struggle against apartheid and the challenging journey towards reconciliation post-apartheid. Boehmer provides a nuanced analysis, incorporating critical literature that has surfaced since Mandela’s passing in 2013, particularly highlighting the 2018 centennial commemorations of his birth. This edition builds on its predecessor by critically examining the evolving interpretations of reconciliation and Mandela’s principles of reciprocity. Perfect for adult education groups, this book offers a profound exploration of racial justice and voting rights, prompting readers to reflect on Mandela’s enduring influence in contemporary social justice debates.
Published by Oxford University Press on December 28, 2023
240 pages
ISBN: 9780192893444
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