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In His Own Words By Nelson Mandela

In His Own Words
by Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Mandela's speeches have moved, challenged and inspired many generations across the world. With this book all will be able to recall the lasting contribution of one of the greatest statesmen of our time.
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In His Own Words: From Freedom to the Future by Nelson Mandela

IN HIS OWN WORDS is a selection of Nelson Mandela's speeches, providing a lively, memorable profile of his lifelong commitment to freedom and reconciliation, democracy, and the flourishing of all the people of South Africa, Africa and the world. Arranged thematically, each section of speeches is introduced by a leading figure, such as Kofi Annan and Desmond Tutu. In these introductory essays, the authors pay tribute to Nelson Mandela's achievements, animating their accounts with personal memories, stories and reflections. Covering a range of topics of our times - struggle and reconciliation, freedom, religion and nation building, culture, education and health, children, and development - the book also features Mandela's own tributes to South African heroes such as Steve Biko, Oliver Tambo and Walter Sisulu.

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In His Own Words Reviews


'Are there any more words of praise that can be offered to a man descrived as the world's greatest living statesman? This would be incredibly difficult, but by having Mandela's own words tell the story there is little need for much else... Magnificent.' PRIDE 'At it's heart there is a book that should be in every home.' SUNDAY HERALD 'A testament to a man who uniquely combines sweetness with steel.' INDEPENDENT 'A major achievement' OBSERVER 'The authentic voice of Mandela shines through this book . . . humane, dignified and magnificently unembittered' TIMES

About Nelson Mandela


Nelson Mandela became the democratically elected, first black president of the republic of South Africa on 27 April 1994.

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GOR001169314
In His Own Words: From Freedom to the Future by Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Little, Brown & Company
2003-12-11
608
0316727385
9780316727389
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.