Book Title: Anatomy of a Miracle
Description: The peaceful birth of black majority rule in South Africa was a transcendent moment. Many South Africans believe this negotiated revolution to be a miracle: at the very least it was a feat of political magic. One false step along the way could have ignited the race war that had been widely predicted as South Africa's destiny. Patti Waldmeir's colorful and incisive narrative begins with the birth of apartheid itself, and traces the very human drama that brought about its demise. It is the story of a grand seduction, a study in the psychology of capitulation, which ends with the inauguration of the world's most famous prisoner as president of a new country, and the creation of a new, rainbow nation. The author was present at nearly every critical moment during the endgame of apartheid, and w...
Author(s): Patti Waldmeir
Publisher(s): Rutgers University Press
Publish Date: 1998
Book Pages: 289
Industry Identifier: ISBN_10: 0813525829
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Subjects: History / Africa / General • Political Science / History & Theory • Political Science / International Relations / General
Height: 24.00 cm
Width: 15.60 cm
Thickness: 2.10 cm
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