By (author) Leo Zeilig
Lumumba by Leo Zeilig
Book DescriptionPatrice Lumumba is perhaps the most famous leader of the African independence movement. After his murder in 1961, he became an icon of anti-imperialist struggle. His picture was brandished on demonstrations in the 1960s across the world along with Che Guevara and Ho Chi Minh.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781905791026
(198mm x 128mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Haus Publishing Limited
Publisher: Haus Publishing Limited
Publish Date: 16-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Patrice Lumumba was the foremost leader of the African independence movement. After his execution in 1961, when he had been prime minister of the newly-liberated Congo for only seven months, he became an icon of anti-imperialist struggle. Zeilig tells the story of Lumumba's transition from nationalist to international symbol of African liberation.
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Author Biography - Leo Zeilig
Leo Zeilig co-ordinated the Independent Media Centre in Zimbabwe during the Presidential Elections of 2002 and, prior to this, worked as a lecturer at Universite Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar, Senegal. He is currently a Research Fellow at the Centre of Sociological Research at the University of Johannesburg. He has written on the struggle for democratic change, social movements and student activism in sub-Saharan Africa, edited Struggle and Resisitance in Africa (2002) and co-authored The Congo: Plunder and Resistance 1880-2005 (2006).
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