Record Group MR-B - Bibliography

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Hundreds of books have been written about the late Nelson Mandela in many countries and in many languages. Even more books have covered topics with him as a reference. Still more books, in virtually every genre and about most subjects, refer to him, his experiences and his leadership.

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Item identifiers are created based on published year and then accession number.

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All copyright remains with the holders. Please check the other Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory Repository collections for any holdings.

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Migrated from the Nelson Mandela Bibliography Database (Nov-2018).


  • English



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