A Jacana Pocket History: Umkhonto Wesizwe
About the author
Janet Cherry offers a new and nuanced account of MK. She presents in broad outline the various stages in MK's thirty-year history, considers the difficult strategic and moral problems the army faced, and argues that its operations are likely to be remembered as a just war conducted with considerable restraint. She is a human rights activist, researcher and academic who teaches at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. She has written and published on the history of the liberation struggle for the South African Democratic Education Trust.
Author Janet Cherry
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