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Legacy of Liberation: Thabo Mbeki and the Future of the South African Dream
     

Legacy of Liberation: Thabo Mbeki and the Future of the South African Dream

by Mark Gevisser
 

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ISBN-10: 0230611001

ISBN-13: 9780230611009

Pub. Date: 03/31/2009

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

In this gripping social history of South Africa, award winning journalist Mark Gevisser follows the family of former South African President Thabo Mbeki to make sense of the legacy of liberation struggle andunderstand thefuture of the country under Jacob Zuma.With unparalleled access to Mbeki and Zuma as well askey ANC brass, Gevisser presents an intimate yet

Overview

In this gripping social history of South Africa, award winning journalist Mark Gevisser follows the family of former South African President Thabo Mbeki to make sense of the legacy of liberation struggle andunderstand thefuture of the country under Jacob Zuma.With unparalleled access to Mbeki and Zuma as well askey ANC brass, Gevisser presents an intimate yet accessible account of South Africa's past, present and future. With his stunning account of the Mbeki family's history as a backdrop, Gevisser fleshes out the very human elements of a monumental period in world history that will continue to shape African politics for years to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230611009
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
03/31/2009
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: Thabo Mbeki And The Future Of The South African Dream
The Mbekis: The Jews Of Kaffirland
The Moeranes: Chekhov In The Transkei
The New Africans
Mbewuleni: 'A Place Of Seed'
Family
The African Springtime Orchestra
Lovedale: 'Out Of The White Gates You Go!'
Fatherhood
Fringe Country
'An Honour Bestowed Upon Me'
Into Exile
Sussex Man
Favourite Son
Swinging London (Old Left, New Left)
Moscow Man
'Not Quite Home': Lusaka And Marriage
Frontline
Govan And Epainette
The Disappearance Of Jama Mbeki
'The Real Africa': Nigeria
The National Interferer
Mbeki, Slovo And The Communist Party
The Diplomat
The Seducer
Parallel Paths To Power
Reunions
Coming Home
Sidelining
Into Power
Transition
The Arms Deal â€" The Poisoned Well Of South African Politics
One Good Native â€" Mandela And Mbeki
Thabo Mbeki And The Aids Crisis
Mbeki And Zimbabwe
Home
POSTSCRIPT: Mbeki As Coriolanus: The Fall Of A President

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