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Title Africa's peacemakers : Nobel Peace laureates of African descent / edited by Adekeye Adebajo, Centre for Conflict Resolution, Cape Town.

Publication Info. London [England] : Zed Books, 2014.
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2014.

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Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Description 1 online resource (25 entries) ; digital files.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents About the Editor -- PART ONE: INTRODUCTION -- 1 Obama's Nobel Ancestors: From Bunche to Barack and Beyond / Adekeye Adebajo -- 2 Barack Obama: Between Racial Compatriots and Nobel Ancestors / Ali A. Mazrui -- PART TWO: THE THREE AFRICAN AMERICANS -- 3 Ralph Bunche, Martin Luther King Jr and Barack Obama: Three African-American Nobel Laureates Debate War and Peace / Pearl T. Robinson -- 4 Ralph Bunche: The Scholar-Diplomat / James O.C. Jonah -- 5 Martin Luther King Jr: The Great Provocateur / Lee A. Daniels -- PART THREE: THE FOUR SOUTH AFRICANS -- 6 Albert Luthuli: The Black Moses / Chris Saunders -- 7 Desmond Tutu: The Wounded Healer / Maureen Isaacson -- 8 Nelson Mandela: The Oratory of the Black Pimpernel / Elleke Boehmer -- 9 Frederik Willem de Klerk: The Pragmatic Peacemaker / Gregory F. Houston --
PART FOUR: THE TWO EGYPTIANS -- 10 Anwar Sadat: The Tragic Peacemaker / Boutros Boutros-Ghali -- 11 Mohamed ElBaradei: The Rocket Man / Morad Abou-Sabé -- PART FIVE: THE KENYAN AND THE GHANAIAN -- 12 Wangari Maathai: The Earth Mother / Janice Golding -- 13 Kofi Annan: The Soft-Spoken Prophet / Gwendolyn Mikell -- PART SIX: THE TWO LIBERIANS -- 14 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: The Iron Lady / Adekeye Adebajo -- 15 Leymah Gbowee: The Prayerful Peace Warrior / Rosaline Daniel -- About the Contributors.
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Summary As Africa and its diaspora commemorate fifty years of post-independence Pan-Africanism, this unique volume provides profound insight into the thirteen prominent individuals of African descent who have won the Nobel Peace Prize since 1950.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Nobel Prizes -- History.
Peace -- Awards -- History.
Nobel Prize winners -- Africa -- Biography.
Pacifists -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Adebajo, Adekeye, 1966- editor of compilation.
Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Added Title Nobel Peace laureates of African descent.
Other Form: Print version: 1780329431 9781780329437 330 pages
ISBN 9781784028473 electronic version
9781780329437 pb
1780329431 pb
1780329423 hb
9781780329420 hb

 
    
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