Histories of Namibia

Living through the Liberation Struggle

Author(s): LEYS & BROWN
ISBN13/Barcode: 9780850364996
The stories of eleven Namibians, in their mid 30’s when Namibia gained its independence, telling of how a whole generation matured in the struggle, becoming skilled, disciplined, cosmopolitan and tough. ‘We need many more books like “Histories of Namibia” in order to further illuminate this crucial
chapter in recent African history’. John Saul, Emeritus Professor of Political Science

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‘provides some fascinating and invaluable insights into the Namibian struggle against Apartheid’ ACTSA News ‘Book of courage and laughter emerges from struggle’ The Namibian ‘powerful accounts of those who are now able to share their experiences with a wider audience.’ Journal of Modern Africa Studies ‘fascinating collection of eleven life histories… these stories are inspiring testimony to the human spirit.’ International Journal of African Historical Studies Contents: Preface, Introduction, Zhu Mbako: Diamonds and Supermarkets- surviving inside Namibia; Ben Mulongeni: With SWAPO in Exile – Zambia and Bulgaria; Petronella Coetzee: The Many Educations of a Namibian Activist; Veikko Munika: The North under South African military occupation; Johannes ‘Mistake’ Gaomab: With the People’s Liberation Army of Namibia in Angola; Ilona Amakutuwa: With SWAPO in exile – Angola; Andre Strauss: Urban resistance inside Namibia; Paul Vleermuis: Rural resistance inside Namibia; Phil Ya Nangoloh: A Foreign Education – Angola, Russia, USA; Lindi Kazombaue: Inside Namibia - Women’s Liberation and National Liberation; Kenneth Abrahams: A Doctor in the struggle at Home and in Exile- Notes, map.

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ISBN13/Barcode 9780850364996
ISBN10 085036499X
Binding Paperback
Date Published 14 Dec 2004
Frequency No
Report Date N/A
Pages 165
Publisher Merlin Press

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