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The Library has many resources available about the life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela – Madiba (July 18,1918-December 5, 2013). Below are just a few...



Mandela : the authorized portrait
Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews McMeel Pub., 2006.

Call Number: DT 1974 M348 2006

"Mandela: The Authorized Portrait" features artifacts and facsimiles of Mandela's voluminous writings and correspondence-written records of his negotiations with the prison authorities, intimate letters to his family and friends during his imprisonment, and material from Mandela's personal diaries and calendars. "Mandela: The Authorized Portrait" is one of the most lavishly illustrated and comprehensive tributes to Nelson Mandela's life and work ever produced. - from the summary




Nelson Mandela
By Simon Rose
New York : Weigl, c2011.

Call Number: JB MAN

Presents a biography of the former South African president best known for his political activism and fight to end apartheid. - from the summary



Mandela : a critical life
By Tom Lodge
New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.

Call Number: B Mandela

Nelson Mandela, the first African politician to acquire a world following, remains in the 21st century an iconic figure. But what are the sources of his almost mythic appeal? And to what extent did Mandela self-consciously create the status of political hero that he now enjoys?This new and highly revealing biography examines these questions in detail for the first time. - from the summary





Long walk of Nelson Mandela
[United States] : PBS Home Video, [2012], c2011.

Call Number: DVD B Mandela

Frontline presents the story of the man behind the myth, probing Mandela's character, leadership, and life's method through intimate recollections with friends, political allies, adversaries, and his fellow prisoners and jailers on Robben Island, where Mandela spent 18 of his 27 prison years, transforming himself in prison from an impetuous, risk-taking radical into a mature leader and statesman.





Nelson Mandela : journey to freedom.
[New York] : History Channel : A & E Television Networks, c2006.

Call Number: DVD B Mandela


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