The Resource Nelson Mandela : world leader for human rights, Matt Doeden, (electronic resource)

Nelson Mandela : world leader for human rights, Matt Doeden, (electronic resource)

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Nelson Mandela : world leader for human rights
Title
Nelson Mandela
Title remainder
world leader for human rights
Statement of responsibility
Matt Doeden
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Language
eng
Summary
On December 5, 2013, former South African President Nelson Mandela passed away at the age of 95. People around the world mourned the death of this human rights activist. Thousands of South Africans waited hours to walk past his casket to pay their respects, and world leaders and celebrities attended his funeral, including Pope Francis, several US presidents, and Bono. Mandela was born in 1918 in South Africa. While in law school, he joined the African National Congress. The ANC spoke out against South Africa's apartheid laws, which allowed separate treatment of people based on skin color. He began his activism in the 1940's and was arrested many times before he received a life sentence in 1964. After spending more than 25 years in jail, Mandela was released in 1990 and soon after partnered with South African President F. W. de Klerk to help end apartheid. They won the Nobel Peace Prize together in 1993. The next year, Mandela became the first African president of South Africa. After his term as president, he continued his work as a human rights advocate until he retired in 2004. After a long illness, he died in 2013. He will be remembered for his leadership for years to come
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Midwest
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Doeden, Matt
Dewey number
  • 968.06/5092
  • B
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Gateway biographies
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  • Mandela, Nelson
  • Mandela, Nelson
  • Presidents
  • Political prisoners
  • Anti-apartheid activists
  • Presidents
  • Anti-apartheid activists
  • Political prisoners
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Nelson Mandela : world leader for human rights, Matt Doeden, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781467751988
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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11774945
Publisher number
MWT11774945
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Nelson Mandela : world leader for human rights, Matt Doeden, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781467751988
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11774945
Publisher number
MWT11774945
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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