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'Mandela 5-55 [sic] (Defiance)', photocopies of press and journal articles and other papers relating to Mandela and the ANC's Defiance Campaign of 1952 and other events, 1952-1997

MS. Sampson dep. 108
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. photocopy of 'We Defy', a statement by Mandela of the aims of the Defiance Campaign published in Drum, Aug. 1952
  2. photocopy of a partial transcript of an interview by Gail Gerhart, historian, with Tsepo Tiisetso Letlaka, former member of the ANC Youth League, and others regarding the Defiance Campaign and the influence of communism in South Africa, 1968, typescript
  3. offprint from the Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 14.2 (1996), containing reviews of Long Walk to Freedom. The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela (Randburg: Macdonald Purnell, 1994), 'Armed and Dangerous': My Undercover Struggle Against Apartheid by Ronnie Kasrils (Oxford: Heinemann Educational, 1993), and Revolutions in My Life by Baruch Hirson (Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press, 1995) in an article entitled 'The Autobiography of Struggle' by Randolph Vigne, historian


  • Creation: 1952-1997


1 folder

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Sampson dep. 108

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom