Voices of Liberation: Albert Luthuli

Voices of Liberation: Albert Luthuli

by Gerald Pillay

Paperback(Second Edition, Second edition)



Part of a series which ensures that the debates and values that shaped the South African liberation movement are not lost, this powerful book provides insight into the nation's first Nobel Peace Prize winner, Albert John Luthuli. Updated to include new information that was only recently discovered, this history depicts Luthuli as a man with a vision that encompassed people of all races and beliefs in his country. A short biography introduces his life and times while the second part is comprised of his speeches and writings. Featuring a detailed transcript of Luthuli’s questioning at the historical Rivonia Trial, this study captures the thoughts and writings of a man who fought for the dismantling of apartheid, imparting the rich history behind the battle for democracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780796923561
Publisher: Human Sciences Research Council
Publication date: 04/01/2012
Edition description: Second Edition, Second edition
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Gerald Pillay is the vice chancellor and rector of Liverpool Hope University. He is a former professor of ecclesiastical history at the University of South Africa and the former head of the theology and religious studies department at Otago University, where he also served as the first head of liberal arts.

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