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Apartheid and the making of a Black psychologist : a memoir

Author: N C Manganyi; Grahame Hayes
Publisher: Johannesburg : Wits University Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This intriguing memoir details in a quiet and restrained manner what it meant to be a committed black intellectual activist during the apartheid years and beyond. Few autobiographies exploring the 'life of the mind' and the 'history of ideas' have come out of South Africa, and N Chabani Manganyi's reflections on a life engaged with ideas, the psychological and philosophical workings of the mind and the act of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: N C Manganyi; N C Manganyi; N Chabani Manganyi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N C Manganyi; Grahame Hayes
ISBN: 9781868148622 1868148629
OCLC Number: 950446060
Description: xv, 210 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : black and white illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Early Days in Mavambe --
Chapter 2. Baragwanath Hospital and Beyond --
Chapter 3. A Place Called Umtata --
Chapter 4. Curiosity Did Not Kill This Cat --
Chapter 5. In the Soup : Courtrooms and Witnessing --
Chapter 6. The Psychology of Crowds --
Chapter 7. Justice and the Comrades --
Chapter 8. Working for a Higher Purpose.
Responsibility: by N. Chabani Manganyi.

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This intriguing memoir details in a quiet and restrained manner what it meant to be a committed black intellectual activist during the apartheid years and beyond. Few autobiographies exploring the  Read more...
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