The Resource Nelson Mandela : South African revolutionary, by Beatrice Gormley, (electronic resource)

Nelson Mandela : South African revolutionary, by Beatrice Gormley, (electronic resource)

Label
Nelson Mandela : South African revolutionary
Title
Nelson Mandela
Title remainder
South African revolutionary
Statement of responsibility
by Beatrice Gormley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to change the world in this comprehensive biography that tells the complete life story of internationally renowned peacemaker Nelson Mandela. Civil rights activist. World leader. Writer. Throughout his life, Nelson Mandela took on many roles, all in the pursuit of peace. Born in 1918 in South Africa, he grew up in a culture of government-enforced racism and became involved in the anti-apartheid movement at a young age. Deeply committed to nonviolent activism, Mandela directed a peaceful campaign against the racist policies of his South African government, and spent twenty-seven years in prison as a result. In the years following his emergence as a free man, he continued his efforts to dismantle the country's apartheid system and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize alongside South African President F.W. de Klerk. In 1994 he was inaugurated as South Africa's first black president and served until his retirement from active politics in 1999 at the age of eighty-one. He continued to promote global peace until his death in 2013, and his legacy lives on. From Nelson Mandela's childhood to his monumental impact on race relations and nonviolent activism, this comprehensive biography shares the truth about the man behind the iconic smile: his struggles, his triumphs, and the sacrifices along the way"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gormley, Beatrice
Dewey number
968.06/5092
Index
index present
LC call number
DT1974
LC item number
.G67 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
A real-life story
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mandela, Nelson
  • Presidents
  • Anti-apartheid activists
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Political
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Africa
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Boys & Men
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Nelson Mandela : South African revolutionary, by Beatrice Gormley, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Aladdin hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781481420617
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
567743ed-51a7-4076-8864-291fd105dfd4
Publisher number
EB00579912
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)906028417
Label
Nelson Mandela : South African revolutionary, by Beatrice Gormley, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Aladdin hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781481420617
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
567743ed-51a7-4076-8864-291fd105dfd4
Publisher number
EB00579912
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)906028417

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