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And yet, as he prepares to leave office inhis legacy remains intensely contested.
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Jul 17, Jackie rated it really liked it. I thought the book was necessary and helped me to understand the character of the man. Mark Gevisser brings to life the voices and places that have made Thabo Mbeki: Checkout Your Cart Price. Let us know about it.
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From toGevisser was Writing Fellow in the Humanities Faculty at the University of Pretoria, where he taught in the journalism programme and ran a programme on public intellectual activity.
Fela rated it really liked it May 26, It was long, but then I love to read, so really liked that about it. A Dream Realised for Mark Gevisser: Dec 21, Corey Holmes rated it mbdki was amazing. Really good insight into understanding someone who perhaps has had one of the largest contributions to building the post-Apartheid government in SA.
The author’s long-awaited biography is a profound psycho-political examination of this brilliant but deeply-flawed leader, who has attempted to forge an identity for himself as the symbol of modern Africa in the long shadow of Mandela.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Aug 26, Sidney Luckett rated it really liked it. Great biography of Mbeki. During his fellowship he will be looking at the ways ideas about sexuality and gender identity are changing globally, and how this is changing the way people think about themselves and their worlds.
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As Mbeki battles, in the current day, with demons ranging from AIDS to Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe and finds his legacy challenged by the ever-growing candidacy of his would-be successor Jacob Zuma, The Dream Deferred tracks us back along the path that brought him here, and helps us understand the meaning of South Africa, post-apartheid and post-Mandela.
Oct 26, Diane Brown rated it really liked it Shelves: Thbao 25, Mugizi Rwebangira rated it really liked it. It is a story, too, of political intrigue; of a revolutionary movement struggling first to defeat and then to seduce a powerful and callous enemy, of the battle between unity and discord, and the dogged rise to power of a quiet, clever, diligent but unpopular man who seemed to take little joy in power but have much need for it.
It is a story, too, of political intrigue; of a revolutionary movement struggling first to defeat and then to seduce a powerful and callous enemy, of the battle between unity and discord, and the dogged rise to power of a quiet, clever, diligent but unpopular man who seemed to take little joy in power but have much need for it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This was a mission.
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In the long shadow of Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki has attempted to forge an identity for himself as the symbol of modern Africa. Keitumetse Letebele rated it really liked it Aug 31, Find the best price online!
Gomolemo rated it really liked it Mar 12, Aug 09, Nkululeko rated it really liked it. Jonathan Ball and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of a profound psycho-political study of the man who has, in effect, governed South Africa since Betty rated it liked it Apr 13, Mar 10, Khaya added it Shelves: He graduated from Yale in with a degree magna cum laude in comparative literature and worked in New York as a high school teacher and writing for Village Voice and The Nation, before returning to South Africa in Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate?
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Aug 26, Recato Cristiano rated it liked it Shelves: Genevieve rated it really liked it Jan 10, Books by Mark Gevisser. By the thano he retires bokoThabo Mbeki will have ruled South Africa, in effect, for the full fifteen years of its post-apartheid democracy: Preview — Thabo Mbeki by Mark Gevisser.
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