Nelson Mandela and apartheid in world history

by Ann Gaines

Publisher: Enslow Publishers in Berkeley Heights, NJ

Written in English
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  • South Africa.

Subjects:

  • Mandela, Nelson, 1918- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mandela, Nelson, 1918-,
  • Presidents -- South Africa -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Political prisoners -- South Africa -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Apartheid -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Presidents -- South Africa.,
  • Apartheid -- South Africa.,
  • Blacks -- South Africa -- Biography.,
  • Nobel prizes -- Biography.,
  • South Africa -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature.,
  • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 123) and index.

StatementAnn Graham Gaines.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesIn world history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT1974 .G35 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6776782M
ISBN 100766014630
LC Control Number00010369
OCLC/WorldCa44632884

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