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Title Africa's peacemakers : Nobel Peace laureates of African descent / edited by Adekeye Adebajo, Centre for Conflict Resolution, Cape Town
Published London : Zed Books, 2014
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Contents Obama's Nobel ancestors / Adekeye Adebajo -- Barack Obama / Ali A. Mazrui -- Ralph Bunche, Martin Luther King Jr and Barack Obama / Pearl T. Robinson -- Ralph Bunche / James O.C. Jonah -- Martin Luther King Jr. / Lee A. Daniels -- Albert Luthuli / Chris Saunders -- Desmond Tutu / Maureen Isaacson -- Nelson Mandela / Elleke Boehmer -- Frederik Willem de Klerk / Gregory F. Houston -- Anwar Sadat / Boutros Boutros-Ghali -- Mohamed ElBaradei / Morad Abou-Sabé -- Wangari Maathai / Janice Golding -- Kofi Annan / Gwendolyn Mikell -- Ellen Johnson Sirleaf / Adekeye Adebajo -- Leymah Gbowee / Rosaline Daniel
Summary As Africa and its diaspora commemorate fifty years of post-independence Pan-Africanism, this unique and provocative collection of biographical essays provides insight into the thirteen prominent individuals of African descent who have won the Nobel Peace Prize since 1950. From the first American president of African descent, Barack Obama, to influential figures in peacemaking, Africa's Peacemakers reveals how this remarkable collection of individuals have changed the world - for better or worse
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nobel Prize winners -- Africa -- Biography.
Nobel Prizes -- History.
Pacifists -- Biography.
Peace -- Awards -- History.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Adebajo, Adekeye, 1966- Obama's Nobel ancestors
Boehmer, Elleke, 1961- Nelson Mandela
Boutros-Ghali, Boutros, 1922-2016. Anwar Sadat
Daniels, Lee A. Martin Luther King Jr
Houston, Gregory F. Frederik Willem de Klerk
Isaacson, Maureen, 1955- Desmond Tutu
Jonah, James O. C. Ralph Bunche
Mazrui, Ali AlʼAmin. Barack Obama
Robinson, Pearl T., 1945- Ralph Bunche, Martin Luther King Jr and Barack Obama
Saunders, Chris. Albert Luthuli
Adebajo, Adekeye, 1966- editor
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