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Bounds Of Possibility - The Legacy Of Steve Biko & Black Consciousness (Paperback) Loot Price: R232
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Bounds Of Possibility - The Legacy Of Steve Biko & Black Consciousness (Paperback)

Barney Pityana, Mamphela Ramphele, Malusi Mpumlwana, Lindy Wilson

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It is now over forty years since Steve Biko died in detention and the major Black Consciousness organizations were banned. Now forty years later, the face of black politics and indeed the whole balance of power in South Africa, has changed almost beyond recognition - and yet the memory of Biko and the imprint of Black Consciousness remain indelibly with us.

In this book a number of Biko’s colleagues and friends have come together to reassess the achievements of Biko and Black Consciousness, and to examine the rich legacy they have left us. In their chapters they reflect on the many ways in which the Black Consciousness Movement succeeded in transforming black minds and politics by freeing people to take their destiny into their own hands - encouraging them to press the very limits and redefine what had been accepted as the bounds of possibility.

Black Consciousness left a legacy of defiance in action and inspired a culture of fearlessness which was carried forward by the township youth in 1976 and sustained throughout the 1980s. For it is in South Africa’s township that there has been an awakening of the people, people who finally made the politicians move.

General

Imprint: New Africa Books
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: March 1900
Editors: Barney Pityana • Mamphela Ramphele • Malusi Mpumlwana • Lindy Wilson
Dimensions: 233 x 152 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 264
ISBN-13: 978-0-86486-210-5
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government
Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > Historical, political & military
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Ethnic studies
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political activism
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Ethnic studies > Black studies
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political activism > General
Books > Biography > Historical, political & military
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LSN: 0-86486-210-5
Barcode: 9780864862105

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