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Author Salazar, Philippe-Joseph.

Title An African Athens : rhetoric and the shaping of democracy in South Africa / Philippe-Joseph Salazar
Published Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 226 pages)
Series Rhetoric, knowledge, and society
Rhetoric, knowledge, and society.
Contents About the Author; Series Editor's Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Desmond Tutu: The Oratorical Link; 2 "So to Speak": The Rhetoric of Mandela; 3 The Two Rhetorics of The Presidency; 4 Democratic Deliberations; 5 Reconciliation and Rhetoric; 6 The "True Colours" of Popular Deliberation; 7 The Rhetorical Cosmetics of Peace; 8 Space As Democratic Deliberation; 9 Conclusion: Robben Island as Foundation Rhetoric; Appendix I; Appendix II; Appendix III; Notes; References; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary This work is not a history of the transition from apartheid to democracy in South Africa; instead it is an analysis of a new ecology of rhetoric. Its aim is to arrive at a general view of issues as they have taken shape in the particular South Africa experience
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-222) and index
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Subject Political oratory -- South Africa.
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1989-1994.
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1994-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585395195 (electronic bk.)
0805833412 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780585395197 (electronic bk.)
9780805833416 (cloth ; alk. paper)