How to Think Like Mandela

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Get inside the mind of Nelson Mandela—one of the 20th century's great revolutionaries and the most inspiring statesman of our time

Nelson Mandela was one of the few men in recent history who genuinely changed the world—how we think about our place in society among other ethnic, political, and religious groups and how perseverance, moral conscience, and honest dialogue can help us achieve anything. Throughout his long life, he faced struggles ...

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Overview

Get inside the mind of Nelson Mandela—one of the 20th century's great revolutionaries and the most inspiring statesman of our time

Nelson Mandela was one of the few men in recent history who genuinely changed the world—how we think about our place in society among other ethnic, political, and religious groups and how perseverance, moral conscience, and honest dialogue can help us achieve anything. Throughout his long life, he faced struggles against odds and opposition many of us can only begin to understand: he was imprisoned for decades for his beliefs yet ultimately stood by them and saw them vindicated by a nation. This book explores his many speeches; the forms of resistance—both peaceful and not—that he employed to reach his ends; and how he accomplished his achievements. Comprehensive and informative, this is the ideal book for admirers of this great man.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781782432142
  • Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
  • Publication date: 5/1/2014
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,386,625
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 5.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Daniel Smith is an editor and a writer whose other books include How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes and The Sherlock Holmes Companion: An Elementary Guide.

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