ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / Human Rights

Sheena Duncan

| £14.73 | €17.16 | Ca$25.99 | Au$25.70
by Annemarie Hendrikz
What is this?DRM-EPUB | by download   add to wish list
Sheena Duncan by Annemarie Hendrikz

This account of the life of a notable woman reveals the extent of her influence in the quest for justice and peace in apartheid South Africa. It is a story that spans the period of some of the worst brutality, the most gracious transitions, the greatest achievements and the saddest failures that South Africa has ever known. Its range and depth depict Sheena Duncan's work over four decades in the church, in civil society organisations such as the Black Sash and, eventually, in the post-apartheid era. Her public life is balanced by her personal story as daughter, wife, mother and friend. Her respect and compassion for others, her faith, her intelligence and her honesty and integrity underpin her opposition to the cruelty of the pass laws and other unjust measures. The book explores her insights into complex issues of land rights, of militarisation and pacifism, and of devising ways to end conflicts - all still of relevance to our society today. Through her own words and the words of others (more than seventy people were interviewed for the book), through vivid memories and stark facts, Sheena emerges as a complex, multidimensional woman - loving, humorous, down-to-earth, flawed, talented, strategic, forceful, articulate, hard-working - a product of her ancestry, yet visionary and capable of personal transformation.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 754292

Ebook Details
Pages: 270
Size: 5.4 MB
Publisher: Duncan Sisters
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9782839916547 (DRM-EPUB)

DRM Settings
Copying:not allowed
Printing:not allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography
Nonfiction > History > Africa > South > South Africa
Nonfiction > Political Science > Political Freedom & Security > Human Rights

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

© 2017