GLOBAL AFRICA, profiles in courage, creativity and cruelty

: Adebajo (A.)

R 420.00
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468pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2022


"These 100 essays on the most important Pan-African figures of the age, as well as a few key Western actors who have engaged with Africa, thus seek to capture the Zeitgeist, involving rich and diverse historical and political figures, technocrats, activists, writers, public intellectuals, musical and film artists, and sporting figures from Africa and its diaspora." p. ix

Includes essays on Cecil Rhodes, Albert Luthuli, Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki, F.W. de Klerk, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Naledi Pandor, Mamphela Ramphele and Ruth First.

Adekeye Adebajo is a senior research fellow at the University of Pretoria’s Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship. His books include The Curse of Berlin: Africa after the Cold War; UN Peacekeeping in Africa and Thabo Mbeki: Africa's philosopher-king.