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Nelson Mandela by Reggie Finlayson

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Published by Lerner Publications in Minneapolis .
Written in English



  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.


  • Mandela, Nelson, 1918- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mandela, Nelson, 1918-,
  • Presidents -- South Africa -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Presidents -- South Africa.,
  • Civil rights workers.,
  • Blacks -- South Africa -- Biography.,
  • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1948-1994 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1994-

Book details:

About the Edition

Describes the childhood, political activities, imprisonment, family, and presidency of Nelson Mandela.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 109) and index.

StatementReggie Finlayson.
SeriesA&E biography, Biography (Lerner Publications Company)
LC ClassificationsDT1949.M35 F56 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL701690M
ISBN 100822549360
LC Control Number97050167

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