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Sequel to Long Walk to Freedom - Revision 3 - Chapter 2 Page 1

The Nelson Mandela Foundation

The Nelson Mandela Foundation
Johannesburg, South Africa

This item consists of 16 typed pages, numbered 22 - 37 and half a hand-written page for insertion in page 27. There is some minor editing. The main addition is the hand-written paragraph on P. Waldmeir's question 'Why the Boers gave it all away'.

This is page 1 of 16 typed pages, numbered 22 - 37 and half a hand-written page for insertion in page 27. There is some minor editing. The main addition is the hand-written paragraph on P. Waldmeir's question 'Why the Boers gave it all away'.

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  • Title: Sequel to Long Walk to Freedom - Revision 3 - Chapter 2 Page 1
  • Date: 1985/2002
  • Original Language: English
  • Transcript:
    Chapter 2 Removing Roadbloacks A sensitive and provocative roadblock, and a persistent one which continued to plague us even during the period of the Government of National Unity, was mainly a historic and psychological one reflecting itself in endemic contempt which the white community, especially Afrikaners, had for blacks. For almost three and a half centuries, a conservative and arrogant white minority had tried to apply the doctrine of Nazi Germany and preached the unscientific theory that blacks were inferior to whites, in fact, that blacks were sub-human. One of the main architects of this theory was Dr Hendrik Verwoed, a former South African Prime Minister who held that blacks should not be allowed to venture into pastures where they were not allowed to graze. They should never be
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  • Type: Book
  • Subjects: Viljoen, Constand
  • Repository: Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
  • Reference code: 3, 1
  • Origination: Mandela, Nelson
  • Originals location: Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
  • Immediate source of acquisition or transfer: Donation of the Office of Nelson Mandela
  • Finding aids: Finding aid available
  • Extent and Medium: 16 typed pages and half hand-written page, 1 typed page
  • Creator: Mandela, Nelson
  • Conditions governing reproduction: Copyright held by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
  • Conditions governing access: Access by permission of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
  • Collection: Sequel to Long Walk to Freedom
  • Chapter revision: 3
  • Chapter: 2
  • Book: Sequel to Long Walk to Freedom
  • Alternate forms available: All chapters have been scanned and saved on disk: NMF DOCS 0019

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