Many are familiar with two versions of Nelson Mandela. Both versions render the man a myth, requiring that he is either venerated as single-handedly achieving democracy or demonised for the shortcomings of that very same democracy.
Both versions make for poor history, with inaccuracies that should be corrected, which both Reassessing Mandela and Spear: Mandela and the Revolutionaries seek to do.
Join Jacana Media for a conversation between authors Paul S Landau, Martha Jane Evans and Colin Bundy.
Date: Monday 18 July 2022
Time: 18:00 SAST