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Amy Biehl's last home : a bright life, a tragic death, and a journey of reconciliation in South Africa / Steven D. Gish.

Author/Creator:
Gish, Steven, 1963- author.
Publication:
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 371 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
South Africa -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Biehl, Amy -- Death and burial.
Amy Biehl Foundation.
South Africa. Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Reconciliation -- Political aspects -- South Africa.
Murder -- Political aspects -- South Africa -- Cape Town.
Political activists -- Crimes against -- South Africa.
Summary:
In 1993, white American Fulbright scholar Amy Biehl was killed in a racially motivated attack near Cape Town after working to promote democracy and women's rights in South Africa. The ironic circumstances of her death generated enormous international publicity and yielded one of South Africa's most heralded stories of postapartheid reconciliation.
Contents:
Complete determination
To Washington and beyond
Into South Africa
Year of the great storm
Gugulethu
"Comrades come in all colors"
The Amy phenomenon
"Welcome to the struggle, family"
Time of trials
Laying a new foundation
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Amnesty
Mr. and Mrs. Amy Biehl
Makhulu
The legacy lives on.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780821423219
0821423215
9780821446348
0821446347
OCLC:
1004758805
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