Item 0044 - Island in chains : Ten years on Robben Island

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Island in chains : Ten years on Robben Island


  • 1982 (Creation)

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Printed matter; 278 pages
Place published: Middlesex, England
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0-1400-6053-7

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( 26 August 1936 - 3 January 2016 )

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Anti-apartheid activist, lawyer and judge. While in exile in Mozambique he lost an arm and sight in one eye when an apartheid agent placed a bomb in his car. Involved in developing the ANC’s approach to a democratic constitution. Member of the ANC’s Constitutional and National Executive Committees. Nelson Mandela appointed him to the Constitutional Court in 1994.

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Acquisition method: Resource Centre ; Accessioned by: Zunelle Breytenbach

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  • English

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NMCM ; Reading Room ; RC-S

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Nelson Mandela Foundation

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  • English



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