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The Resource Spear of the Nation (Umkhonto weSizwe) : South Africa's Liberation Army, 1960s-1990s, Janet Cherry

Spear of the Nation (Umkhonto weSizwe) : South Africa's Liberation Army, 1960s-1990s, Janet Cherry

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Spear of the Nation (Umkhonto weSizwe) : South Africa's Liberation Army, 1960s-1990s
Title
Spear of the Nation (Umkhonto weSizwe)
Title remainder
South Africa's Liberation Army, 1960s-1990s
Statement of responsibility
Janet Cherry
Title variation
Spear of the Nation (Umkhonto weSizwe)
Title variation remainder
South Africas freedom fighters, 1960s-1980s
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Subject
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Language
eng
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Summary
Cherry, a human rights activist, researcher, and academic who teaches at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan U. in South Africa, provides a brief history of Umkhonto weSizwe, Spear of the Nation (also known as MK), the armed wing of the African National Congress, South Africa's liberation movement, which challenged the South African apartheid government and was trained by the Soviet Union and its allies. She draws on the personal experiences of MK soldiers from interviews conducted for the South African Democracy Education Trust project, as well as testimony from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, to outline the stages of its 30-year history from the 1960s to 1990s and its strategic and moral problems, various campaigns, end, and legacy. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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10171290
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IEN/DLC
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Cherry, Janet
Dewey number
322.420968
Index
index present
LC call number
DT1796
LC item number
.U45 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Ohio short histories of Africa
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  • Umkhonto we Sizwe (South Africa)
  • African National Congress
  • National liberation movements
  • South Africa
Target audience
adult
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South Africa's freedom fighters, 1960s-1980s
Label
Spear of the Nation (Umkhonto weSizwe) : South Africa's Liberation Army, 1960s-1990s, Janet Cherry
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Publication
Note
Originally published under title: Umkhonto we Sizwe. Auckland Park, South Africa : Jacana, 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The turn to armed struggle, 1960 -- The Wankie and Sipolilo campaigns, 1967 -- Struggling to get home, 1969 -- Reaping the whirlwind, 1984 -- The end of armed struggle -- A sober assessment of MK
Control code
2012020862
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
156 p.
Isbn
9780821420263
Lccn
2012020862
Label
Spear of the Nation (Umkhonto weSizwe) : South Africa's Liberation Army, 1960s-1990s, Janet Cherry
Publication
Note
Originally published under title: Umkhonto we Sizwe. Auckland Park, South Africa : Jacana, 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The turn to armed struggle, 1960 -- The Wankie and Sipolilo campaigns, 1967 -- Struggling to get home, 1969 -- Reaping the whirlwind, 1984 -- The end of armed struggle -- A sober assessment of MK
Control code
2012020862
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
156 p.
Isbn
9780821420263
Lccn
2012020862

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