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The Resource Mandela and the general, John Carlin, Oriol Malet

Mandela and the general, John Carlin, Oriol Malet

Label
Mandela and the general
Title
Mandela and the general
Statement of responsibility
John Carlin, Oriol Malet
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Will the Freedom Struggle End in a Bloodbath? Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid hero and first leader of the new South Africa, is an international symbol of the power of a popular movement to fight structural racism. But that nonviolent struggle for equality and justice very nearly spiraled into an all-out race war that would have only ended in "the peace of graveyards." As the first post-apartheid elections approach in 1994, with South African blacks poised to take power, the nation's whites fear reprisal. White nationalist militias claiming 50,000 well-armed former soldiers stand ready to fight to the death to defend their cause. They need someone who can lead and unite them. That man is General Constand Viljoen, former chief of apartheid South Africa's military. Mandela knows that he can't avert a bloodbath on his own. He will have to count on his archenemy. Throughout those historic months, the two men meet in secret. Can they trust each other? Can they keep their followers and radical fringe elements from acts of violence? The mettle of these two men will determine the future of a nation. The drama of this contest and the history that pivoted on it comes vividly to life in visual form. Veteran British journalist John Carlin teams up with Catalan artist Oriol Malet to create a historically and artistically rich graphic novel with obvious relevance to today's polarized politics."--Provided by publisher
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
968.06/40922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT1974
LC item number
.C376 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
Label
Mandela and the general, John Carlin, Oriol Malet
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1044769063
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
105 pages
Isbn
9780874868203
Lccn
2018024942
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations;
System control number
(OCoLC)1044769063
Label
Mandela and the general, John Carlin, Oriol Malet
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1044769063
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
105 pages
Isbn
9780874868203
Lccn
2018024942
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations;
System control number
(OCoLC)1044769063

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