THE CONGRESS MOVEMENT, the unfolding of the Congress Alliance 1912-1961, volume 1, 1917-April 1926

: Neame (S.)

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595pp., map, paperback, Cape Town, 2015


The first volume of Sylvia Seame's study of the development of the national liberation movement in South Africa and of the interactions between the various Alliance partners, including the Industrial and Commercial Workers' Union (ICU), the Communist Party and the South African Congress of Trade Unions.

Political activist and member of the South African Communist Party Sylvia Neame was charged under the Suppression of Communism Act in 1965 and sentenced to four years imprisonment. After being released in 1967 she left South Africa on an exit permit and subsequently lived in Britain, East Germany, and Germany.