Links to literature and web resources about Nelson Mandela.
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'Mandela' on Liberationafrica.se
The Nordic Documentation on the Liberation Struggle in Southern Africa Project
Liberationafrica.se provides finding aids of primary source materials that can be found at the different Nordic archival institutions, NGOs and archives of individuals who have been involved in the liberation struggles in Southern Africa. The project started in 2003 and was completed in 2009.
Selected news coverage following Mandela's passing away
- Madiba: A symbol of the power of good / Mail & Guardian (South Africa)
- Farewell, Madiba / IOL News (South Africa)
- Nelson Mandela: a timeline / Times LIVE (South Africa)
- Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela dies aged 95 / Daily Nation (Kenya)
- Mandela dies, world leaders pay tribute / New Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe)
- Mandela: prisoner, president and father of 'Rainbow Nation' / The Namibian (Namibia)
Various web resources
A website that gives a snapshot of the full digitized African National Congress (ANC) archive at Fort Hare University. The digitized archive can be accessed remotely by authorized academics, researchers, scholars and other interested parties - on request.
The African National Congress at 100
The library of the African Studies Centre Leiden has compiled this web dossier to coincide with the conference The African National Congress at 100 on 10 September 2012, organized by the ASC together with the International Institute of Social Studies, and ISS-Scholas.
African National Congress (ANC)
South Africa's national liberation movement. General information about ANC, online documents and publications, incl. the constitution.
"Death of Nelson Mandela: Complete Coverage" @ The New York Times
Obituary, photos, posters, memories, speeches, reactions.
Google Cultural Institute - exhibits from African partners
Google has partnered with museums, cultural institutions, and archives to display digital exhibitions. Includes, among other things, materials from Africa Media Online, Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, South African History Archive and Steve Biko Foundation.
Mandela: An Audio History @ Radio Diaries
Mandela @ Guardian's Great speeches of 20th century
The Mandela Tapes
IDEAS with Paul Kennedy, CBC Radio. "This program draws on 50 hours of recorded conversations with Mandela, held for many years in Johannesburg by archivists at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory."
UWC-Robben Island Museum Mayibuye Archive
A repository on the liberation movement. Search the archive for art, artefacts, posters and banners, audiovisual material, historical papers, photographic archive and more.
Web dossier on Mandela, produced by the African Studies Center in Leiden
Page updated after Mandela's passing away in December 5, 2013.