The Resource The ANC's war against apartheid : Umkhonto we Sizwe and the liberation of South Africa, Stephen R. Davis, (ebook)

The ANC's war against apartheid : Umkhonto we Sizwe and the liberation of South Africa, Stephen R. Davis, (ebook)

Label
The ANC's war against apartheid : Umkhonto we Sizwe and the liberation of South Africa
Title
The ANC's war against apartheid
Title remainder
Umkhonto we Sizwe and the liberation of South Africa
Statement of responsibility
Stephen R. Davis
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
For nearly three decades, Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC), waged a violent revolutionary struggle against the apartheid state in South Africa. Stephen Davis works with extensive oral testimonies and the heroic myths that were constructed after 1994 to offer a new history of this armed movement. Davis deftly addresses the histories that reinforce the legitimacy of the ANC as a ruling party, its longstanding entanglement with the South African Communist Party, and efforts to consolidate a single narrative of struggle and renewal in concrete museums and memorials. Davis shows that the history of MK is more complicated and ambiguous than previous laudatory accounts would have us believe, and in doing so he discloses the contradictions of the liberation struggle as well as its political manifestations
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1977-
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Davis, Stephen R.
Dewey number
322.420968
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Umkhonto we Sizwe (South Africa)
  • African National Congress
  • Anti-apartheid movements
  • Government, Resistance to
  • Electronic books
  • South Africa
Target audience
adult
Label
The ANC's war against apartheid : Umkhonto we Sizwe and the liberation of South Africa, Stephen R. Davis, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253032300
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12065638
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12065638
System control number
MWT12065638
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The ANC's war against apartheid : Umkhonto we Sizwe and the liberation of South Africa, Stephen R. Davis, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253032300
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12065638
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12065638
System control number
MWT12065638
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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