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7. Spectres in the prison garden

7. Spectres in the prison garden  

Elleke Boehmer

in Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775703
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803016.003.0007
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9780192803016
As well as being a man of style, Mandela is a man of strict physical discipline. He was able to survive stringent circumstances so effectively as he excelled at stringency. ‘Spectres in the ... More
6. Masculine performer

6. Masculine performer  

Elleke Boehmer

in Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775703
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803016.003.0006
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9780192803016
Mandela has a talent for adopting different guises. He has a theatrical flair for costume and gesture, and he was shrewdly aware of the power of image. ‘Masculine performer’ explores ... More
5. Sophiatown sophisticate

5. Sophiatown sophisticate  

Elleke Boehmer

in Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775703
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803016.003.0005
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9780192803016
The cultural diversity of 1950s Kofifi or Sophiatown and the intellectual flowering that took place there was possibly as important to Mandela's make-up as any inheritance from Gandhi. ... More
1. Mandela: story and symbol

1. Mandela: story and symbol  

Elleke Boehmer

in Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775703
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803016.003.0001
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9780192803016
Nelson Mandela is one of the world's longest-detained prisoners, a universal symbol of social justice, and a man who stands for non-racialism and democracy. ‘Mandela: story and symbol’ ... More
2. Scripting a life: the early years

2. Scripting a life: the early years  

Elleke Boehmer

in Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775703
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803016.003.0002
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chapter
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9780192803016
‘Scripting a life: the early years’ discusses the issues with charting Nelson Mandela's life and examines Mandela's childhood, youth, studies in law, his early working life, his involvement ... More
5. Global governance

5. Global governance  

Mark Bevir

in Governance: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191778209
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199606412.003.0005
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9780199606412
How does the changing nature of the state affect international relations? Has globalization created a new world order of institutions, markets, and networks? ‘Global governance’ examines ... More
Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction

Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction  

Elleke Boehmer

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775703
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803016.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780192803016
Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction explores the reasons why Mandela's story is so important, and what his achievements signify. It shows how our picture of Mandela is ... More
4. Influences and interactions

4. Influences and interactions  

Elleke Boehmer

in Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775703
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803016.003.0004
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chapter
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9780192803016
Nelson Mandela is often considered in affiliation with other well-known anti-colonial and anti-racism 20th-century leaders such as Gandhi and Martin Luther King. He is often described as ... More
3. Growth of a national icon: later years

3. Growth of a national icon: later years  

Elleke Boehmer

in Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775703
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803016.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192803016
Nelson Mandela and the other Rivonia prisoners arrived on Robben Island for their indefinite imprisonment on 13 June 1964. ‘Growth of a national icon: later years’ looks at Mandela's time ... More

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