No Bread for Mandela: Memoirs of Ahmed Kathrada, Prisoner No. 468/64

No Bread for Mandela: Memoirs of Ahmed Kathrada, Prisoner No. 468/64

by Ahmed Kathrada
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0813133750

ISBN-13: 9780813133751

Pub. Date: 03/01/2011

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

Outraged by the inequities of apartheid and unwilling to concede defeat even while imprisoned, Ahmed Kathrada never lost faith in his nation's struggle for peace, justice, and reconciliation. No Bread for Mandela tells the remarkable story of Kathrada's dedication and continuing activism on behalf of South Africa.

Overview

Outraged by the inequities of apartheid and unwilling to concede defeat even while imprisoned, Ahmed Kathrada never lost faith in his nation's struggle for peace, justice, and reconciliation. No Bread for Mandela tells the remarkable story of Kathrada's dedication and continuing activism on behalf of South Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813133751
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
793,186
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Foreword Nelson Mandela xi

Foreword Arthur Chaskalson xiii

Preface to the American Edition xv

Preface xix

Acknowledgements xxii

Abbreviations xiv

Prologue 1

Part I Early Life of a 'Saboteur' 17

1 A Boy from Schweizer 19

2 The Dadoo Factor 27

3 Awareness Deepens 41

4 A Luta Continua 65

5 Oppression Knows No Boundaries 87

6 Defiance 97

7 Congress of the People, Permits and Prison 109

8 We Stand By Our Leaders 121

9 High Roads and Low Ebbs 145

Part II Another Terrain of the Struggle 163

10 The Rivonia Trial 165

11 Outpost of Oppression 195

12 Islands in Time 223

13 The Bad Years 243

14 By Stealth and Subterfuge 255

15 Changing Times 275

16 Leading Questions 287

17 Thoughts About Jail 299

18 Pollsmoor 309

19 Last Steps to Freedom 323

20 A Crime Against Humanity 335

Part III The End of the Long Walk 343

21 Going Home 345

22 Our Brave New World 359

Epilogue 367

Appendix 1 Brief Biographical Overview 373

Appendix 2 Senior Officers at Robben Island Jail and Pollsmoor Prison 377

Notes 379

Select Bibliography 387

Index 391

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