8vo. Near fine in like jacket. Minor shelfwear. Clean, sharp, bright and sound overall. Inscribed and SIGNED by author Clingman to prominent American poet on title page, a nice association. Biography of the defense attorney for Nelson Mandela's 1964 trial. 500pp. with notes and index. Bookseller Inventory # 10737
Synopsis: A history of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa focusing on the white man who led the defense of Mandela in the Rivonia Trial in 1964. The story begins in the 1850s. Clingman (English, U. of Massachusetts in Amherst) narrates the history of the divided state, slowing down for emphasis when Fischer (1908-1975) enters the scene and detailing his impact on South Africa's transition to democracy. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
About the Author: STEPHEN CLINGMAN is the author of The Novels of Nadine Gordimer: History from the Inside and editor of Nadine Gordimer’s The Essential Gesture: Writing, Politics and Places. Born in South Africa, he is Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Title: Bram Fischer: Afrikaner Revolutionary (...
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Publication Date: 2000
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First edition.
Book Description University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst MA, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: VG+. First Edition. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the title page. 500 pages in excellent condition. Illustrated with photographs. Red hardcovers with gilt spine titles. Corners not bumped. Illustrated DJ with red titles. Faint stain at head of spine. NEAR FINE/VG+. Inscribed and Signed By Author. Seller Inventory # 217395